[coreboot] [PATCH] v2: Enable -O2 / -mcpu=p2 for all 440BX romcc boards

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Wed Dec 10 18:41:49 CET 2008

>> Build-tested and tested on hardware using an ASUS P2B-F, I didn't notice
>> any problems. However, if there are any non-obvious reasons to _not_
>> enable optimizations in romcc, please let me know.
>> Use -O2 and -mcpu=p2 as romcc options for all Intel 440BX boards.
>> This should hopefully make the "too few registers" error pop up less
> often.
Hmm. So the -02 enables optimizations in romcc? Should we worry about this
in -mcpu=p3 boards?
> I'd prefer to switch all these boards to CAR, but as this patch improves
> the current situation, it is pending an answer from Eric.
I didn't think the Intel chips could do CAR, or I thought it hadn't been
figured out yet?

Joseph Smith

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