By: Andi Kleen (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 3, 2013 12:47 pm
Room: Moderated Discussions
> Parity claculations I can kind of see still being used in legacy communication protocols, but ..
Hardware parity is actually useful for other things too, like efficient n-state checks:
Unfortunately x86 only does it for 8 bits, but even that helps.