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Re: 586 kernels.



On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 02:40:20PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> Rpm will refuse to install the 686 kernel a 586, because it checks
> the arch..

RPM understands that cmov is required for '686' - that is it has hacks built
in to compensate for the compiler bug at the heart of this stuff.

> Anyway.. To 'solve' this, I think I'm going to have to make the 686
> kernel package an 'i386' package.
> 
> Does anyone see anything flawed with this approach?

It's not a 386 package - its a 586 package if its 686 without cmov, or
for Fedora 8 if we've fixed the compiler bug we can remove the rpm hack...


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