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Subjecti686 quirk for AMD Geode
Hi,

the AMD GEode LX has an x86 id of 5 (i586) tought it's technically an i686:

root@alix:/usr/src# cat /proc/cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : AuthenticAMD
cpu family : 5
model : 10
model name : Geode(TM) Integrated Processor by AMD PCS
stepping : 2
cpu MHz : 498.060
cache size : 128 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 1
wp : yes
flags : fpu de pse tsc msr cx8 sep pge cmov clflush mmx
mmxext 3dnowext 3dnow
bogomips : 996.12
clflush size : 32
cache_alignment : 32
address sizes : 32 bits physical, 32 bits virtual
power management:

indeed it has mmx, mmxext and cmov.
So I added the quirk below and I can confirm that the system is running fine.
I did an x264 encode to trigger any SIGILL due to missing opcodes, but
it worked.

I also did this simple test which gives a ~2.5x speed boost:
http://pastebin.ca/1590089

I wish some feedback from someone, I really dunno why AMD set the
cpuid value to 5

--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c 2009-10-03 03:43:02.399323313 +0200
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/bugs.c 2009-10-03 03:54:22.582205090 +0200
@@ -151,6 +151,12 @@
#endif
}

+static void __init check_geode_i586(void)
+{
+ if(boot_cpu_data.x86_vendor == X86_VENDOR_AMD &&
+ boot_cpu_data.x86_model == 10 && boot_cpu_data.x86 == 5)
+ boot_cpu_data.x86 = 6;
+}

void __init check_bugs(void)
{
@@ -163,6 +169,7 @@
check_fpu();
check_hlt();
check_popad();
+ check_geode_i586();
init_utsname()->machine[1] =
'0' + (boot_cpu_data.x86 > 6 ? 6 : boot_cpu_data.x86);
alternative_instructions();

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