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Re: Is the Via C5J Esther not capable of NPTL in FC3 test 1



On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 11:27:29AM +0800, Yusuf Goolamabbas wrote:
>  Native POSIX Thread Library (NPTL) support is unavailable in
>  architectures below i686. This includes VIA, AMD K6, and i586 Pentium
>  processors. This is known to be problematic for certain applications
>  that rely on NPTL db4, such as subversion.
> --
> 
> I am not sure if the VIA C5J Esther is included in the above
> architectures. It would be nice if OpenSSL could be enhanced to support

This is a little simplified. Later VIA processors do support cmov and 
NPTL just fine. Perhaps the docs should be altered if this isnt fixed for
test2.

> the hw montgomery multiplication instruction. The C5J Esther seems like
> an impressive CPU to run https servers if the SSL handshake/bulk
> encryption can be done with little CPU load

Send patches. It should need no kernel side help at all



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