5.4-RELEASE Athlon64 E3/E4 core support

David O'Brien obrien at freebsd.org
Wed May 25 07:19:03 PDT 2005

On Wed, May 25, 2005 at 09:44:12AM -0400, Mike Jakubik wrote:
> On Tue, May 24, 2005 11:32 am, David O'Brien said:
> > On Sat, May 21, 2005 at 02:02:36PM -0400, Ryan R. wrote:
> >
> >> So, I once again wipe the drive, but this time I install
> >> 5.4-RELEASE/i386.
> >> It installs fine, and boots fine.  One thing I notice during boot, is
> >> that SSE3 isn't detected by the kernel as a CPU feature anymore (amd64
> >> build did detect it).
> >
> > This has been corrected in 6-CURRENT.
> A little off the topic, but what about new arch flags for make.conf? This
> CPU, as well as the new Venice core Athlons supports SSE3. I'm not even
> sure if this is useful or if our GCC supports it, just thought id mention
> it.

I'm most likely going to add an "opteron-e" CPUTYPE.  I've been pushing
for GCC to grow a "k8-e" support.  But no traction yet.
-- David  (obrien at FreeBSD.org)

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