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> I was curious as to why Rober L Krawitz's memcpy patches for the i586 had
> not been implemented into the kernel?? I run pre2.0.8 with the patch, and

Because we are trying to knock the last bugs out not featurize them just
at the moment. After 2.0 I'd like to see his patches in.

> Also, does anyone know of any other good patches to increase performance that
> haven't been implemented into the kernel over the 1.3 series?? I have an old

Building with the pentium gcc (the proper 2.7.2 one) is a big help looking at
its output. It doesnt quite generate correct code always yet according to the
docs so I've not booted this kernel ;)

Alan


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