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    SubjectRe: [git pull] x86 fixes
    Andi Kleen wrote:
    > Krzysztof Halasa <khc@pm.waw.pl> writes:
    >
    >> Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> writes:
    >>
    >>> - "modern 32-bit": PPro and better. Can take CMOV, MMX and TSC for
    >>> granted.
    >> VIA C3 (Samuel 2/Ezra, 600 - 1000 MHz?, common on VIA EPIA-*: home
    >> theatres etc) can't CMOV.
    >
    > AFAIK they fixed that in newer BIOS with a microcode update. It's
    > slow, but it works.
    >

    Yes, but if it's slower than jmp+mov than you actively want to avoid it.

    -hpa


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