AMD K6-2s and the -mcpu=xxx switch.

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at highos.com
Tue Aug 8 16:47:33 PDT 2000


Yo,

> > > So, can we K6-2 owners use -mcpu=i686 -march=i686 ??  After spending a 3
> > > day weekend on LFS I need a break, so I'm not going to try it right
> > > away, if no one has tried it before I do I'll let you all know how it
> > > went.

> If the above is true I'd really wonder exactly how much PPro optimization
> gcc applies as the *entire* K6 line is definitly not a 6th generation
> processor but a 5th.  There's an easy way to prove this as well:  Get a hold
> of an Intel pentium 233MMX and any K6.  Now run most any benchmark you want
> making sure that that you clock each processor at the _same_ frequency  i.e.
> 233 MHZ @ 66MHZ Front Side Bus.

Hrm... we has talking about the K6-2
                                ----

Not the K6, and you are right the K6 line is 586.

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Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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