[mythtv-users] Distro for x86-64-v1 CPUs

Jay Harbeston jharbestonus at gmail.com
Thu Feb 29 21:10:21 UTC 2024



> On Feb 29, 2024, at 3:40 PM, Gary Buhrmaster <gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Feb 29, 2024 at 8:24 PM Jay Harbeston <jharbestonus at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> So is this problem with Atom 64 bit CPUs a linux kernel based thing, or just a RedHat/Flavors issue?
>> 
>> I use some of these Z8350 based 4 core machines, and would be disappointed if it was a linux kernel issue.
> 
> You are free to build your own kernel with your
> own build flags.  All the commercial enterprise
> distros either have, or are looking at, building
> their kernels with micro architecture flags of
> -v2 or -v3 for performance reasons, which
> appeal to their customers (RH requires -v2 for
> EL9, and is reportedly looking at -v3 for EL10;
> Ubuntu is reportedly looking at -v3 for their
> enterprise distro; Suse is reportedly looking
> at -v3 with their next gen ALP).  Consumer
> targeted distros tend to still target -v1 for
> maximum flexibility, although every year or
> so someone again suggests it is time to
> move up a microarchitecture level because
> they want to improved performance for
> their particular system.


Gotcha.. I did a little wikipedia investigation, and looks like the Z8350 Cherry Trail Silvermont architecture are classified as v2 processors.

The N95, N100 Celeron processors are alder lake v3 processors

Anyway, not an issue for me what I have.

Regards!



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