[patch] Athlon64 and SSE3 support for lunar

Auke Kok sofar at foo-projects.org
Mon Dec 12 14:26:50 UTC 2005

Zbigniew Luszpinski wrote:

>This attached amd64andSSE3.patch enables SSE3 and Athlon64 support in lunar.
>Athlon64 is enabled in 32bit mode to be fully compatible with all 
>SSE3 can be found in:
>*AMD Athlon64 with Venice core =  rev E3 and later (BP or higher last letters 
>on processor metal shield ADAxxxxxxxxxxBP)
>* recent Pentiums 4 with Prescott core
>Warning! If you applied patch and do not see SSE3 on CPU extensions menu it 
>means your system _do not_ supports SSE3.
>I've just installed fresh lunar-1.6.0-i686-alpha1 and done lunar rebuild with 
>Athlon64 and SSE3 on my Athlon64 3000+ Venice E6 BW and all built well and 
>runs fine: KDE 3.5, mozilla, firefox etc.

meged in theedge, thanks!

keep in mind that sse, sse2 has been known to be unstable (gcc's fault - 
not the CPU) for years already in some applications - this will 
undoubtably affect sse3 as well. If you get strange compile errors you 
should always revert to -O2 and NO special flags first before filing bugs.



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