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Re: SVN 1.0.0 with FC1 on <=586 CPU

From: C. Heilman <cheilman_at_voicenet.com>
Date: 2004-03-06 18:16:14 CET

Oops! My Pentium box isn't a PII, it's a Pentium MMX - but it IS a 586.
PIIs are 686s.
So this holds with <=586 CPUs need a DB4 without the nptl.

Chet

Toshio wrote:

>My AMDK6-233 needs to have the patched db4 in order to run.
>
>I'm running SVN 0.37 with standard FC1 db4 on a P-II without problems:
>from /proc/cpuinfo:
>vendor_id : GenuineIntel
>cpu family : 6
>model : 5
>model name : Pentium II (Deschutes)
>stepping : 2
>cpu MHz : 266.623
>
>Do you have the glibc package compiled for i386 or for i686? db4
>--enable-posixmutexes requires NPTL in order to function. This in turn
>requires kernel-2.6 (or RedHat's patched 2.4) and glibc compiled with
>NPTL support. Redhat has enabled this for their i686 build but not
>i386.
>
>-Toshio
>
>On Sat, 2004-03-06 at 10:11, C. Heilman wrote:
>
>
>> I don't know why. But is seems to be the case. The SVN 0.32, which
>>came with FC1 did not work from the start. The db4.1 package below got
>>SVN0.32 working. I just more or less did the same thing with db4.2 to
>>make SVN 1.0.0 work with David Summers' RPMs.
>>
>> Is anyone else running SVN 1.0.0 / FC1 on a 586 or lower CPU? Is
>>anyone running SVN 0.32 / FC1 on one without the patched db4, below?
>>
>>
>>Chet
>>
>>Bugzilla:
>>https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=91933
>>Download link for db4.1 RPMS:
>>http://tomi.nomi.cz/download/db4-no-nptl/
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>C. Heilman wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> I've had a lot of problems with SVN and FC1, in general, mostly
>>>>because of my old hardware (AMDK2-400 and PII-200). Apparently there are
>>>>problems with the NPTL on these CPUs - at least in Fedora. (Thanks
>>>>again, Toshio, for pointing me in the right direction.)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>Florian Weimer wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>This is quite strange, because both CPUs implement the P54C opcodes.
>>>I'm less sure about the the P55C opcodes (aka MMX), but these shouldn't
>>>matter anyway.
>>>
>>>I'm not aware of any NPTL variant which doesn't run on your CPUs. Keep
>>>in mind that your Pentium II even supports CMOV.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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