Handbook Talk:X86/Installation/Stage

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A comment [[User:Larry|Larry]] 13:52, 13 May 2024 (UTC)
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Multilib is not relevant here

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What's with the Multi-lib/pure-64bit discussion? I presume this page has been copied verbatim from the AMD64 handbook. Also, it links to the wrong download project page. I'd have a go at editing it, but I'm no expert on either the right answers, or on wikitext, so it would probably end up a mess. — The preceding unsigned comment was added by Goverp (talkcontribs) 18 September 2017

Indeed, it should link to x86 instead of other-arches.--Charles17 (talk) 19:12, 18 September 2017 (UTC)
Mr_Dern logged onto IRC today to report this issue... Would the solution be to remove the multilb section from the x86 handbook completely ? or is the note about not applying to most architectures supposed to indicate to ignore the section ?
I'm not sure a link can be made directly to the x86 section of the website downloads page currently, seems the tab has to be clicked on.
-- Ris (talk) 16:30, 18 August 2022 (UTC)
The note about multilib was added as that section is included in every architecture and not specific to one. So, yes, the intention is to convey that a multilib choice can be ignored when it does not apply. --Grknight (talk) 19:08, 18 August 2022 (UTC)
Thanks Brian Evans (Grknight) ! I'll close the discussion then, but noting that one or two people have still found this confusing. -- Ris (talk) 19:26, 18 August 2022 (UTC)

Do you want to mention cpuid2cpuflags?

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To set in /etc/portage/make.conf:

CPU_FLAGS_X86="3dnow 3dnowext mmx mmxext popcnt sse sse2 sse3 sse4a"

Vitaly-zdanevich (talk) 03:27, 5 January 2020 (UTC)

They are on the next page of the Handbook :)
Immolo (talk) 21:25, 9 March 2024 (UTC)