em forwarding performance (was Proposed 6.2 em RELEASE patch
Matthew D. Fuller
fullermd at over-yonder.net
Sat Nov 25 03:22:19 PST 2006
On Sat, Nov 25, 2006 at 09:36:05AM +0100 I heard the voice of
Divacky Roman, and lo! it spake thus:
> hm.. now I am confused. the rule is that having I586_CPU improves
> performance because optimized bzero/bcopy is included (its not
> included if you only have I686_CPU).
Haven't we been by this before? It's not included even if you have
See src/sys/i386/isa/npx.c, line 432:
#ifdef I586_CPU_XXX <--------
This has been disabled since r1.95, in 2001 (in 5-CURRENT days).
There may be SOMETHING about including I586_CPU that speeds things up,
but it ain't that.
Matthew Fuller (MF4839) | fullermd at over-yonder.net
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