Re: AMD64 and RAID6

From: Jurriaan
Date: Sat May 08 2004 - 13:53:39 EST

From: J. Ryan Earl <heretic@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, May 08, 2004 at 12:48:54PM -0500
> Why doesn't RAID6 use the int64x4 algorithm in this situation? What is
> the motivation of setting the 'prefer field' on the sse algorithms and
> not on the integer based algorithms?
IIRC, the sse variants have better cache-behaviour, and are thus almost
always selected.

Try googling for exact answers, this has come up before.

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