Yesterday when I turned off the splash of Ubuntu, I saw some interesting messages were printed on the screen when the system was booting.
xor: automatically using best checksumming function: pIII_sse pIII_sse : 5651.000 MB/sec
I did search google, but I still couldn't find what pIII_sse definitely is.
I know it's a checksuming function, so what it is checksuming for? What does
5651.000 MB/sec mean?
And I use athlon, why kernel uses