cvs commit: src/share/examples/etc make.conf
obrien at FreeBSD.org
Thu Feb 24 05:59:12 GMT 2005
On Wed, Feb 23, 2005 at 05:33:43PM -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Wednesday 23 February 2005 05:04 pm, David O'Brien wrote:
> > 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
> > > handle.
> > 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.
> I think you are seeing Intel marketing demons behind every shadow when they
> actually aren't there all the time and jumping down people's throats at the
> mere mention of anything related to Intel + amd64. The sky is not falling,
> please slow down and calm down.
The funny thing is I'm very calm -- just commenting. You'll know when
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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