Re: Why does C3 CPU downgrade in kernel 2.4.20?

From: Daniel Egger (
Date: Tue Dec 10 2002 - 02:22:21 EST

Am Die, 2002-12-10 um 06.52 schrieb Dave Jones:

> I believe someone (Jeff Garzik?) benchmarked gcc code generation,
> and the C3 executed code scheduled for a 486 faster than it did for
> -m586
> I'm not sure about the alignment flags. I've been meaning to look
> into that myself...

Interesting. I have no clue about which C3 you're talking about here but
a VIA Ezra has all 686 instructions including cmov and thus optimising
for PPro works best for me.

Prolly I would have to do more benchmarking to find out about aligment


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