[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: AMD Processor


----- Original Message -----
From: "Christian Brandt" <brandt@isar.net>
To: "Debian User" <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2000 5:40 PM
Subject: Re: AMD Processor

> Stephan Hachinger wrote:
> > Linux runs on all i80386 compatible microprocessors. So it also runs on
> > AMD K6-2. But I don't know if any Linux application or lib will use the
> > 3DNow! extension. But this isn't very
>  actually the Distributed.net-Client, linux-quake3 and some
> opengl-drivers use AMDs 3Dnow and Intels SSE. I guess there is not much
> use for those instructions anywhere else?
> Christian Brandt

I guess so, too. Perhaps in a mp3 encoder (I think there's the gogo
encoder - a derivative of lame optimized for 3dnow!).


Stephan Hachinger

Reply to: