2nd generation Opteron?

Vivek Khera vivek at khera.org
Tue Sep 11 08:43:03 PDT 2007

On Sep 11, 2007, at 9:08 AM, Toomas Aas wrote:

> Hello!
> I just wanted to ask whether anyone has had chance to try FreeBSD/ 
> amd64 on the 2nd generation Opteron machine? I'm thinking about  
> getting new hardware for our web server where the OS should be  
> FreeBSD 6.2, preferrably amd64. Hardware notes mention only the 1st  
> generation Opteron and Xeon Nocona, but list archives seem to  
> indicate that Xeon 5000 based systems also work. So what about the  
> Opteron?

Is this second generation?

CPU: Dual-Core AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 2216 (2393.65-MHz K8-class CPU)

If so, it works just fine.  This is from a Sun Fire X4100 M2 dual  
dual-core server.

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