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Date:	Tue, 10 Nov 2009 13:26:03 -0800
From:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
To:	Matt Thrailkill <>
CC:	Pavel Machek <>, Willy Tarreau <>,
	Avi Kivity <>,
	Alan Cox <>,
	Matteo Croce <>,
	Sven-Haegar Koch <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
Subject: Re: i686 quirk for AMD Geode

On 11/10/2009 01:21 PM, Matt Thrailkill wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 12:54 PM, Pavel Machek <> wrote:
>> *One* CMOV in the inner loop will make your performance go down 20x.
> This is 20x slower than not running at all, right?

And that's the fundamental win of doing a fullscale emulator: you will
always be able to run, at *some* performance level.


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