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  • Beherit
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    Is it true this also speeds up AMD CPUs?

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  • kcrudup
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    I'd tested it thoroughly back around spin 9 or 10 when you had to apply it manually via mbox patches and it worked well for many weeks (only stopped using it when a recent Linus' tip update caused merge conflicts). I'll E-mail him the findings of my success.

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  • Michael
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    Originally posted by Space Heater View Post
    This is the mailing list post the article is referencing.
    Whoops, oversight on my part thought I had added it in there. It's in there now, thanks.

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  • Space Heater
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    This is the mailing list post the article is referencing.

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  • phoronix
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    FSGSBASE Testing Is Encouraged Ahead Of Linux 5.9

    Phoronix: FSGSBASE Testing Is Encouraged Ahead Of Linux 5.9

    A few days ago I mentioned that it looked like the FSGSBASE patches could finally land for Linux 5.9 and indeed this performance-sensitive x86_64 feature is on track for premiering the next kernel cycle. But additional testing is encouraged...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...esting-Pre-5.9
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