[squeak-dev] Re: Closure VM on XO

Juan Vuletich juan at jvuletich.org
Fri Mar 4 20:37:35 UTC 2011


Hilaire Fernandes wrote:
> Right the Geode does not support sse2.
> I compiled a VM for the XO Fedora environment, I removed the sse2 flags
> and the VM appears to make DrGeo works happily under the XO (with a nice
> boost).
> Oh wait, the locale does not work, can it be related to not using sse2
> instructions? I guess not.
>
> For Casey:
>
> I put the compiled VM in SVN as it is more handy for me.
>
> Fetch its tree from:
>
> https://gforge.inria.fr/scm/viewvc.php/drgeo2/VMs/xo/vm-2011-02-20/?root=istoa
>
> Instructions to fetch anonymously:
> https://gforge.inria.fr/scm/?group_id=1308
>
> Hilaire
>
>   

Thanks, Hilaire! Will try it this weekend.

Cheers,
Juan Vuletich

>
> Le 04/03/2011 17:20, Eliot Miranda a écrit :
>   
>> Does the XO Geode support sse2?  Actually, what is the exact processor
>> in the X0?  Right now the JIT won't use sse2 instructions if they aren;t
>> available, which translates into no machine code floatng-point
>> primitives.  But I'm also using sse2 instructions to update the 64-bit
>> microsecond clock, so without some rewrite teh current linux Cog does
>> depend on sse2.
>>
>>     
>
>
>   




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