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Re: Debian for x86-64 (AMD Opteron)

Hamish Marson <hamish@travellingkiwi.com> writes:

> I'm not sure how your logic works out that a 64 bit reg is going to be
> faster than a 32bit one. Or do you mean simply you're expecting a
> speedu because there are MORE 64 bit registers tahn 32 bit registers?

IIRC x86-64 has 8 additional registers, which helps *alot* given the
very few registers ia32 has.


Gerd Knorr <kraxel@debian.org>

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