CPUTYPE in /etc/make.conf

Jon Kuster jonnyv at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 08:25:21 PST 2006

nocona is what you want.

On 1/27/06, Morten A. Middelthon <morten at freenix.no> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I'm currently setting up a Dell PowerEdge 1855 server using Intel's EM64T.
> I
> am therefore installing the FreeBSD 6.0 amd64 port. What should I set
> to in /etc/make.conf? If I try with pentium4 I get an error during 'make
> buildworld' telling me that the cpu selected does not support 64 bit
> instructions, which I guess is correct. But what should I set it to then?
> Does
> it actually make any big difference anyway?
> The server has 2 x Intel Xeon 3.2 GHz CPU with EM64T. I have attached the
> dmesg output, if that's of any interest
> with regards,
> --
> Morten A. Middelthon
> A system admin's life is a sorry one. The only advantage he has
> over Emergency Room doctors is that malpractice suits are rare.
> On the other hand, ER doctors never have to deal with patients
> installing new versions of their own innards! (Michael O'Brien)

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