Re: [Linux-ia64] Instruction Execution

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2000-10-18 04:16:19
>>>>> On Tue, 17 Oct 2000 09:51:51 -0700, "Mattox, Dave" <DMattox@UNITECH.COM> said:

  Dave> I just got my Itanium Machine in and after installing Linux
  Dave> (no problems with that, good work guys), I tried some timings.

  Dave> I ran a loop 666,000,000 times and it appears that each bundle
  Dave> is taking 3 seconds to execute. So this means 3 cycles per
  Dave> bundle, or 1 cycle per instruction. Is the Lion SDV Machine
  Dave> executing instructions serially? If it is, is it Linux setting
  Dave> this, or are the beta chips disabled in some manner?

Make sure "Multidispersal" is enabled in the advanced chipset
configuration menu of the firmware (BIOS).

Received on Tue Oct 17 10:16:40 2000

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