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hopefully Andi Kleen's approach will be accepted now.

hopefully Andi Kleen's approach will be accepted now.

Posted May 24, 2011 21:37 UTC (Tue) by ds2horner (subscriber, #13438)
In reply to: The problem with prefetch on Old Processors (e.g. P3s) by ds2horner
Parent article: The problem with prefetch

I reread the article on Andi Kleen's patch.

His approach would leave the optimizations in place for those CPUs that could benefit; so K7 and others would have the option.

Thanks for the foresight Andi.


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