XEON 5050 and FreeBSD
sailorfred at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 11 01:26:56 PDT 2006
"Extended Memory 64-bit Technology (EM64T) is Intel's
implementation of AMD64, a 64-bit extension to the
The latest Xeons use AMD extensions to get 64 bits.
So you tell FreeBSD you have an AMD chip. Check
/var/run/dmesg.boot to see what it thinks it is. For
example, my desktop Intel dual core 64 bit Pentium
says it's a K8 class CPU, K8 being the AMD name for
the Opteron architecture.
--- Roman Lyashenko <roman787 at ukrintell.com.ua> wrote:
> >On 9/9/06, Roman Lyashenko <
> roman787 at
> ukrintell.com.ua> wrote:
> >> Hello all,
> >> Does anybody know if FreeBSD supports new Intel
> 64-bit dual-core
> >> 5050 or maybe going to support in the future?
> >As Mike said, just a new CPU, which, by the way, is
> seen as 4 CPUs,
> >because of its dual core and hyper-threading
> technology, as far as I
> Yes, it's true. But I as far as I know FreeBSD
> supports 64-bit
> architecture for Intel Intanium and AMD processors
> only. What about
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