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SubjectRe: A question about MMX.
On Sat, 21 Apr 2001 lk@aniela.eu.org wrote:

> I have a Intel Pentium MMX machine and it acts as a mailserver, webserver,
> ftp and I use X on it. I would like to know if the MMX instructions are
> used by the kernel in this operations or not (networking, X etc.).

I _think_ some MMX is used if you configure the kernel for an
MMX-enabled CPU type, but not sure. But as MMX is mainly an extended
floating point instruction set, you will not have much use for it on a
server as you describe.

Rasmus

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