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    SubjectRe: Xeon 5500 series support in kernel
    xb <> writes:

    > I wonder if there are specific kernel configuration parameters that
    > allow to optimize performances on the recent Xeon 5500 processors (aka
    > Nehalem).

    The most important optimization is to use a 64bit kernel with NUMA
    support enabled (even if you use 32bit userland)

    > In particular, should we set CONFIG_GENERIC_CPU or CONFIG_MCORE2 on
    > such processors ?

    The kernel doesn't really care about compiler optimizations,
    so it shouldn't make any difference. CONFIG_GENERIC_CPU is fine.

    -- -- Speaking for myself only.

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