A bug was found in freebios2/src/northbridge/via/vt8601/raminit.c
rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Jul 6 11:29:01 CEST 2004
On 6 Jul 2004, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Hmm.. Using bytes does not help the register pressure and in fact
> slightly increases code size. If the byte register instructions
> on x86 were more symmetric this might be different, but...
sad that they don't work well.
> I cannot think of an architecture where using bytes would be better.
> The increase in code size is because of the need to clamp the values
> at their maximum so code like this fails properly.
They exist :-)
thanks for the tip, this is very good to know.
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