Re: Linux 2.4.21rc6-ac2

From: Dave Jones (
Date: Tue Jun 03 2003 - 08:26:46 EST

On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 08:58:19AM -0400, David van Hoose wrote:
> Margit Schubert-While wrote:
> >Alan, a few things that I think should be in (and for the next rc ?) -
> >1) Force inline for >= gcc 3.3
> >2) -march= for pentium3/4
> >3) Radeon 9k support
> >4) Junk the chipset id'ing in agp_support.h
> > (Not in DRI/DRM mainline and not in 2.5)
> >Margit
> I agree on the march support. I've been using my own trivial patch for
> the i386 Makefile to have direct support for the P3 and P4. Just trying
> to figure out whether adding sse2 support on the compile line will
> create problems. GCC does not use SSE(2) unless you explicitly tell it to.

and should only make a difference for floating point code.
Which the kernel doesn't use.

This was brought up a few weeks back on the list.


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