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    SubjectRe: New Solaris 7 features
    Alan Cox wrote:
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    > > - Arithmetic computations get to use 64-bit registers and operations
    >
    > Except on the half of the ultrasparcs, where 64bit stuff is
    > mostly disabled because of CPU bugs ;) (See Bugtraq)
    >

    Maybe it's beyond the scope of this mailing list, but:

    How can I check whether an Ultra workstation running SunOS 5.7
    uses 64bit features instead of workarounds based on the old
    32bit functionality? I would like to get an algorithm to
    identify these broken CPUs.


    Regards

    Harri
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