Re: [NTLK] Need help: Can't start Einstein

From: Mechcozmo (
Date: Sun Jun 12 2005 - 15:12:46 PDT

AltiVec perhaps... the G4 has the AltiVec unit which is enormously
useful for math and video/photo work. The G3 doesn't have that.=20
Maybe the compiler is taking advantage of that?


> > I am trying it with a G3 PowerBook Pismo running Mac OSX 10.3.8. I =3D2=
> > know
> > that Paul says Einstein was done on a G4, but I don not see any
> > immediate reason why it should not work on a G3.

> - I tell the compiler to use G4 instructions and optimizations. It =3D20
> may or may not do it.

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