Re: MMX Technologie

Elijah L. Wright (
Sun, 23 Mar 1997 13:55:30 -0600 (CST)

> > Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > > > Does linux 2.0.x support the MMX technologie ?
> > > no. (AFAIK there are no MMX patches around)
> > K6=P6?
> K6 is AMD's pentium-pro comeptitive chip, and it has MMX instructions.

Hmm. Are the instructions compatible all the way down-to-the-wire with
those from Intel?? Just a thought. Might be an easy way to build a
really fast, inexpensive machine.

Always looking for a better, faster Linux box,