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SubjectRe: Pentium memcpy patch
On Wed, 5 Jun 1996, Christopher Hassell wrote:

> >
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I'm dubious about using the pentium-memcpy patch as the author says he
> > sees bit errors with the patch when operating under high load.
> >
> > Can anyone post saying if they are using the patch flawlessly under load,
> > or conversely had these problems with the patch?
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Chris.
> >
> >
>
> I've been using it cleanly since about 1.3.100. I grabbed a 2.0.7 kernel,
> re-applied it and turned it on.. and it still works great, thus far that I can
> see.
>
> The only problem I've had has to do with modules that tend to get their grimey
> mitts into kernel functions that they shouldn't... including the confusing
> memcpy. When they are insmod'ed they cannot find anything.
>
> Outside of that (which is apparently not a lasting problem).. its shown a real
> speedup! I only even have a P-75.
>
> - Christopher Hassell
>

I have been using it since the 1.3.70's or so, and I have no problems.

I am currently using pre2.0.12.

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