cvs commit: src/share/examples/etc make.conf
obrien at FreeBSD.org
Wed Feb 23 22:04:23 GMT 2005
On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 01:10:12PM -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Wednesday 23 February 2005 03:19 am, David O'Brien wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 06:04:43PM -0800, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> > > > Log:
> > > > Add 'nocona' to the list of Intel ia64 CPUs and k8 to the AMD CPUs.
> > >
> > > Nocona is not an ia64 processor. It's a xeon (=ia32) processor with
> > > EM64T.
> > It isn't "with EM64T". Or was the i386 an "80286 with registers" as
> > something special? A Nocona is a 64-bit Xeon.
> Actually, a 386 was a 286 with paging at first. :) A Xeon is certainly an
> ia32 processor (esp. when compared to ia64), and just as paging was an
> extension to the protected mode already present in the 286, one can think of
> long mode as an extension of 386 protected mode with PAE.
Yes, and was there a huge marketing compain to call it "286 with Paging
Technology"? No. It was simply the "i386".
> Take a chill pill,
> his e-mail didn't even contain the word "AMD" and you still flew off the
Sorry, didn't realize I needed to see the world "AMD" in an email to be
able to respond to an email. It is ridiculous the amount of confusion
Intel is causing EM64T users.
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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