Re: How to compile a Pentium II

Brion Vibber (
Thu, 14 May 1998 12:58:47 -0700

Mike A. Harris wrote:
> On Thu, 14 May 1998, raj dutt wrote:
> > It's probably because the PII and the K6 are fundamentally very similar
> > (minus socket design, less cache and MMX i guess)
> PII doesn't have MMX? Strange.

PII does have MMX. (At least the sticker on my computer says so! ;) In
fact it's basically a PPro with MMX in a pretty little box with a slot
instead of a bunch of pins. I think the intended meaning was that the K6
lacks the PII's socket design, big cache, and MMX, but is similar in
internals (?).

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