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Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 04:44:10 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: testing -xop targets (was: jumbo rebased on current CVS)

On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 08:11:44PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> I am unaware of an equivalent for XOP, unfortunately.  AMD's SimNow
> appears to emulate an entire system only (so is more difficult to use)
> and it appears to lack XOP support at this time anyway.
> 
> http://developer.amd.com/tools/simnow/Pages/default.aspx

New version of Bochs claims to emulate XOP (as well as AVX):

http://bochs.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/bochs/tags/REL_2_5_FINAL/bochs/CHANGES

"- Implemented support for AMD SSE4A/XOP/FMA4/TBM instruction sets"

We need to try this out.

Alexander

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