AVX support added to DragonFly

Adam Sakareassen submitted a patch for AVX support for 64-bit DragonFly, and Alex Hornung has committed it.  If you’re like me and have only the vaguest idea what AVX is, it’s a set of processor instructions added by Intel to Sandy Bridge and later CPUs.

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  1. […] a bug in the way FP context is handled when the kernel supports AVX.  (January 1st is when AVX support was committed.)  Matthew Dillon has committed a fix and issued a note to update for […]