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

Larry Rosenman ler at
Mon Jan 16 11:45:55 PST 2006

Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> 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?
with an SMP kernel it should be auto-detected and used.


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