Subject: Re: Sun3 hardware questions.
To: J.T. Conklin <>
From: David Gilbert <>
List: port-sun3
Date: 04/02/1996 17:17:55
>>>>> ""J" == "J T Conklin" <> writes:

[ my Sun3 questions deleted ]

J> If you replace a 881 with an 882, I wouldn't expect much of a
J> performance improvement.  To win you need to unroll loops and
J> re-arrange fmove instructions, which gcc doesn't do right now.

	Remembering from when I was considering an '882 for my Amiga,
the 882 is about 50% faster than the '881, but to derive benifit from
reordering instructions, I thought that you required a 68030 (not


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