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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/4] x86: remove unused code and data in nexgen.c
Alan Cox пишет:
> On Sun, 20 Apr 2008 15:34:53 -0400
> "H. Peter Anvin" <> wrote:
>> Dmitri Vorobiev wrote:
>>>> Also NexGen was never shipped anyways, but bought by AMD and became
>>>> the K6. So I assume whatever this file is supposed to do is done
>>>> by amd.c anyways.
>>> IOW, you claim that now it's safe enough to throw away the NexGen
>>> altogether?
>> If it never shipped, then yes, it should be safe to remove. We don't
>> support other vendors that never went to product, e.g. RISE or Montalvo.
> There are/were a few Nexgen boxes out there - strange beast where the
> BIOS code emulated some instructions. So few I doubt killing it off is a
> problem at all.

The patch that kills the NexGen is already in Ingo's x86 tree, therefore
the beast is dead, at least from the kernel viewpoint.


> Alan

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