[patch] Athlon64 and SSE3 support for lunar
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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