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Re: SUMMARY: pentium optimized debian discussion

Stephen Zander wrote:
> Waht, if any, difference do the MMX instructions make?  My IBM 760XL
> laptop (166MHz MMX) reports 330.96 bogo-mips & I've always presumed
> that MMX was responsible.  Does pegcs/egcs -mpentim support the MMX
> instructions yet?

No. It's backwards compatable to i386 - you can run pentium optomized
binaries on 386's, so it doesn't use any new instructions.

see shy jo

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