[Mesa-dev] [PATCH] i965: Compile the driver with -march=core2.

Daniel Vetter daniel at ffwll.ch
Sat Jan 26 09:26:36 PST 2013

On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 11:03:35PM -0800, Kenneth Graunke wrote:
> On 01/25/2013 03:13 PM, Roland Scheidegger wrote:
> >I'm quite sure there are g965 boards around which indeed support Pentium
> >4 (and P4-based Celerons) (but yes I guess cmov and at least sse2 are
> >safe - not that the p4 had a usable cmov implementation as it was
> >incredibly slow IIRC but it should at least work).
> >
> >Roland
> Sadly I think Roland is right here: the Intel 946GZ is a Gen4 chip
> that appears on motherboards which claim to support Pentium 4s.
> That's crazy...I've never heard of such a machine.

I think it even took us a few attempts to put that crazy pciid into the
right tables in the kernel/ddx/mesa - originally we've marked it as gen3
until someont tried to actually use it. Marketing and production
differention win again :(
Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation
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