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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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