first time with a 64bit CPU ... kernel config ...

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at
Mon Jan 16 11:42:33 PST 2006

On Mon, 16 Jan 2006, Vivek Khera wrote:

> On Jan 14, 2006, at 12:26 AM, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> Just curious, but is there anything i want to add to make.conf?  My i386 
>> boxes, I have:
>> CFLAGS= -O -mpentium -pipe -g -DKVA_PAGES=512
>> COPTFLAGS= -O -mpentium -pipe -DKVA_PAGES=512
>> I don't need those -DKVA_PAGES lines anymore, as I've gotten (or am 
>> getting) rid of UNIONFS, which is what I needed them for to increase my 
>> available vnodes ... but what about the rest of the line?
> nope.  if anything, you can set CPUTYPE=nacona for your Intel EM64T box, but 
> I don't see any difference than leaving it blank.

perfect, thanks ... final question for now ... when I get and put in the 
second CPU, is there anything I need to add/change in the kernel config 
file for it, or will it just be auto-detected?

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