Fwd: SSE support in 6.1?

David Malone dwmalone at maths.tcd.ie
Wed Nov 15 02:07:03 PST 2006

On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 09:00:13PM -0500, Joe wrote:
>  Origin = "AuthenticAMD"  Id = 0x642  Stepping = 2
>  AMD Features=0xc0440800<SYSCALL,<b18>,MMX+,3DNow+,3DNow>

There is an option CPU_ATHLON_SSE_HACK which turns on SSE on Athlons
which have SSE but where the BIOS has forgotten to turn it on.
However, this Athlon looks too old - I think you need an Id of 0x660
or higher for this to work.


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