[mythtv-users] Pentium M processor caveats?

Nick Rout nick at rout.co.nz
Sat Aug 13 05:48:51 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-08-13 at 14:12 +1000, Paul Andreassen wrote:
> Hi all and sundry,
> I'm thinking of using a Pentium M processor but would like some user  
> experiences with this processor.
> Is it worth the money?
> Advantages?

low power consumption (obviously)

huge cache I believe

great performance for the clock speed (ie a pentium m 1.6G laptop is
regarded as about the same perfomance as a pentium 2.6G or higher.)

> Linux kernel support?

see make menuconfig:

processor family

pentium m is one of the choices. many people have been using them in
laptops for a few years now.

> Thanks,
> Paul
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