Alan Cox wrote:
> > However, in 2.5.0 we should apply it, and force it on *all* cpus just
> > to test it well. Then in 2.5.10 we should turn it off for
> > pentium/MMX+.
> Even original pentium has hardware optimised rep movs fast paths. Its just
> a few cpus they disable it via undocumented magic (ditto it seems a couple
> of PII chip steppings judging by msr usage traces of bioses coming up in
Alan, can you send me again the list of CPUs you think
is worth using 486 string routines.
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