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    Phoronix: Linux Kernel Gets Patches For New CPU Instructions On Intel Tremont & Later

    The open-source upbringing of Intel's Tremont micro-architecture is continuing with some new Linux kernel patches outed today...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...t-Instructions

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    That umwait will be super handy for spinlocks with SMT.

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      The TPAUSE "Timed Pause" instruction is perhaps most interesting and tells the proper to enter an optimized state of either lightweight power/performance or improved power/performance states.
      Maybe "processor" and not "proper?

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        Originally posted by willmore View Post

        Maybe "processor" and not "proper?
        Yep typo, thanks fixed.
        Michael Larabel
        http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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