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Date:      Sat, 24 Aug 96 20:14:00 -0400
From:      "Francisco Reyes" <reyes01@ibm.net>
To:        "FreeBSD questions" <questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Kernel customation questions
Message-ID:  <199608250014.AAA23406@pop01.ny.us.ibm.net>

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I did my first new kernel today and it worked. What I don't
understand is why it is taking the same amount of memory as the
previous one.

When I do dmesg the amount of available memory are the same as with
the previous kernel. The parts that I commented were mostly HD
controllers and ethernet cards. Wasn't that supposed to reduce the
amount of memory in use?

I am also confused about:
>machine		"i386"
>cpu		"I386_CPU"
>cpu		"I486_CPU"
>cpu		"I586_CPU"

The explanation in LINT mentions that the machine specifies the cpu
one is compiling for. Can I change "i386" to "i486"?





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