Re: [patch] string-486.h modified

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 10:41:20 EST

> This will be a speedup for 486 and older 586. I don't have
> Intel's optimization manual for 586s handy so i can't argue.
> But looking at linux/arch/i386/ shows that 486
> strings (CONFIG_X86_USE_STRING_486) are preferred for 486,
> 586, 586 with TSC and 586 MMX.

Which according to my manual is wrong. Only the 486, IDT winchip, K5 and
maybe cyrix should use them..

> Anyway, i would like to hear something about the stability of
> the new code.


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