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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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