Intel C2D COREs not used equally in FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT i386

Joel Dahl joel at FreeBSD.org
Tue Jun 5 16:32:28 UTC 2007


On Tue, 2007-06-05 at 08:31 -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> Diego Depaoli wrote:
> > 2007/6/5, Ed Schouten <ed at fxq.nl>:
> >> > In practice there's (almost) only one reason not to run
> >> > FreeBSD/amd64 on amd64-capable hardware:  If you depend
> >> > on a certain piece of software which is known not to run
> >> > correctly in 64bit mode.  Fortunately those are not many.
> >>
> >> I guess most of those are still waiting for a 64-bits nvidia.ko.
> > That's true.
> > Is there any news?
> >
>     Yeah, a lot of people are still waiting for that (including me.. 
> can't get nv to work under amd64 :(...).
>     We should band together and get nvidia to speed up amd64 development 
> a bit more *sigh*..

Well, nvidia wants to build a driver for FreeBSD/amd64, but they're
waiting for us to implement certain necessary "features" first...

-- 
Joel



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