Re: linux-image for i586
On Sat, 13 Nov 2010 00:38:03 +0700
Sthu Deus <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thank You for Your time and answer, Dirk:
> > Not all i586-CPUs have MMX, so I'm not sure if the kernel would use
> > MMX in i586-mode (despite for runtime-mmx-detection, but this option
> > you can have without march=i586). And you are always free to
> > a) compile a kernel with march=i586
> > b) use mmx in your favorite userland application
> Could You be a bit more specific here w/ b) option?
> Thank You, once again.
Don't expect any "WOW". If your application uses MMX, it does not lose
this option on a non-mmx-kernel, and vice versa.