Subject: Re: 21264 and the CIX extension
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 04/04/2000 11:01:32
On Mon, Apr 03, 2000 at 09:46:41AM -0700, Jason R Thorpe wrote:
> Hi folks...
> I checked EGCS-current, and sure enough, CIX is not enabled for ev6/21264,
> but it *is* enabled for ev67/21264a.  So, I have disabled CIX in our
> compiler for 21264 and added -mcpu={ev67,21264a} which enables CIX.  The
> corresponding revision:
> Checking in alpha.c;
> /cvsroot/gnusrc/gnu/dist/gcc/config/alpha/alpha.c,v  <--  alpha.c
> new revision: 1.6; previous revision: 1.5
> done

Ok, a kernel compiled with -mcpu=21264 now boots without troubles.
I also did a 'make build', the system seems to be working fine.
Now running lmbench again, looking for improvements :)

Thanks !!

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.