[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: F12 to require "i686", but which CPUs do not qualify?



On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 11:01 PM, Tony
Nelson<tonynelson georgeanelson com> wrote:
> On 09-08-14 09:20:04, Naheem Zaffar wrote:
>> Not Bill, but from my understanding, SSE2 was originally going to be
>> required and that question must have been presented and answered at
>> that point. Once the main page got updated after discussion, the
>> original questions that no longer apply have not been removed.
>
> Apparantly I'm not making myself clear.  That page specifically
> excludes all AMD processors before the Geode LX, thus it excludes the
> Athlon:
>
>> * pre-AMD Geode processors
>
> It may be that discussions have happened elsewhere, but the current
> F12 Feature page does exclude the Athlon and similar processors.

The Athlon supports at least the same instructions as the Geode.
Athlon and PIII support where the main reasons why people where
against a sse2 requirement.


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]