Re: How to compile a Pentium II

Mike A. Harris (
Fri, 15 May 1998 13:24:57 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 14 May 1998, Brion Vibber 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 (?).

Well all K6's ever manufactured have had MMX, so I don't know
where you got your information from.

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