Re: Montecito processor family

From: Jes Sorensen <>
Date: 2006-06-07 19:22:21
>>>>> "Ken" == Chen, Kenneth W <> writes:

Ken> I thought the x86 acronym was taken straight out of SDM, refer to
Ken> CPUID instruction detail there. We should do the same on ia64.

Ken> Section 3.1.11 out of SDM volume 1:

Ken> field bit description lb 0 long branch (brl) instructions.  sd 1
Ken> spontaneous deferral ao 2 16-byte atomic operations rv 63:3
Ken> Reserved.

Ken> It's only my wishful thinking. The acronym should be improved a
Ken> bit to be more creative and meaningful in its current form.  Oh
Ken> well.

IMHO single words are much nicer to read than strange letter
combos. If we take this path, could we at least make sure it gets
documented in Documentation/ somewhere?

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