changeset 2373:2a34a4fbc52c

7037812: few more defaults changes for new AMD processors Summary: use PREFETCHW as default prefetch instruction, set UseXMMForArrayCopy and UseUnalignedLoadStores to true by default. Reviewed-by: kvn Contributed-by: tom.deneau@amd.com
author kvn
date Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:30:17 -0700
parents bbe95b4337f1
children d934e4b931e9
files src/cpu/x86/vm/vm_version_x86.cpp
diffstat 1 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/src/cpu/x86/vm/vm_version_x86.cpp	Mon Apr 18 06:50:57 2011 -0700
+++ b/src/cpu/x86/vm/vm_version_x86.cpp	Tue Apr 19 09:30:17 2011 -0700
@@ -441,12 +441,25 @@
       }
     }
 
-    // On family 21 processors default is no sw prefetch
-    if ( cpu_family() == 21 ) {
+    // some defaults for AMD family 15h
+    if ( cpu_family() == 0x15 ) {
+      // On family 15h processors default is no sw prefetch
       if (FLAG_IS_DEFAULT(AllocatePrefetchStyle)) {
         AllocatePrefetchStyle = 0;
       }
+      // Also, if some other prefetch style is specified, default instruction type is PREFETCHW
+      if (FLAG_IS_DEFAULT(AllocatePrefetchInstr)) {
+        AllocatePrefetchInstr = 3;
+      }
+      // On family 15h processors use XMM and UnalignedLoadStores for Array Copy
+      if( FLAG_IS_DEFAULT(UseXMMForArrayCopy) ) {
+        UseXMMForArrayCopy = true;
+      }
+      if( FLAG_IS_DEFAULT(UseUnalignedLoadStores) && UseXMMForArrayCopy ) {
+        UseUnalignedLoadStores = true;
+      }
     }
+
   }
 
   if( is_intel() ) { // Intel cpus specific settings