> Do the export flags still stand if I use an AMD cpu and not Pentium or are > they the same thing ? If that makes sense :-) Ummmm... it should work fine. This is on FreeBSD-4 which has gcc2.95 and thus doesnt recognise higher than a pentiumpro as far as I know. You could try k6 maybe ? The important bit is really the '-O' stuff. -bat.