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Has AMD made a statement about OS/Bulldozer?

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I have been looking around and I didn't see anything. I was wondering if AMD has had anything to say about the purported kernel updates that are going to help with Bulldozers suboptimal performance?
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there is this statement referring to compiler updates:

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This is a new architecture. Compilers have recently been updated, and programs have just started exploring the new instructions like XOP and FMA4 (two new instructions first supported by the AMD FX CPU) to speed up many applications, especially when compared to our older generation.
It doesn't mention optimization for their 'module' architecture. But just for their new instruction sets.

Edit: there are a handful of benchmark tests that already use those new instructions, and they do show BD in a very good light. I'll try to find some right now...
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