Re: [PATCH] Enable SSE on K7's with old/broken BIOS's.

Alan Cox (
Mon, 24 Sep 2001 13:29:42 +0100 (BST)

> It enables SSE support on Athlon4/MP/XP (later model) Athlon's if the BIOS
> does not. This is done by zero-ing bit 15 of the Athlon's HWCR. The
> patch has been tested for a few days by me and a few other people with
> AthlonMP's and Athlon4's, with no negative reports.

Please submit it via Dave Jones <>. He is the keeper of most
of the setup code and also has Athlon bios info and contacts with AMD
for stuff
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