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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/4] x86: remove unused code and data in nexgen.c
On Sun, 20 Apr 2008 15:34:53 -0400
"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> 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.

Alan


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