[gmx-users] Runtime CPU capabilities detection

Jussi Lehtola jussi.lehtola at helsinki.fi
Wed Oct 1 01:53:53 CEST 2008


I'm doing a Fedora package of GROMACS. Does GROMACS have runtime CPU
capability detection, i.e. if the package is compiled on a SSE-capable
processor and run on an i586 (hope not), will it work?

The safe way is, of course, to disable all assembly loops, which would
hurt performance a lot...
Jussi Lehtola, FM, Tohtorikoulutettava
Fysiikan laitos, Helsingin Yliopisto
jussi.lehtola at helsinki.fi, p. 191 50623
Mr. Jussi Lehtola, M. Sc., Doctoral Student
Department of Physics, University of Helsinki, Finland
jussi.lehtola at helsinki.fi

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