Subject: Re: random core dumps when compiling...
To: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
From: Mark P. Gooderum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/15/1995 21:38:25
> I then removed the option CYRIX_CACHE_REALLY_WORKS form my kernel, so that the
> Cyrix cache now works in a hold flush mode, and build the large GENERIC I was
> trying. No problems after that. worked like a dream.
> That doesn't surprise me at all. There's a good reason that option is
> not documented anywhere.
I only found this option to apply and work in two cases. One was a newer
386/486 motherboard that had explicit support for the 486DLC, and one was
with a Cx486DX2/66, which is more of a "real" 486 (486 socket, 8K cache), but
still tests (to the NetBSD kernel) as a DLC.