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

youshi10 at youshi10 at
Tue Jun 5 22:35:18 UTC 2007

On Tue, 5 Jun 2007, Joel Dahl wrote:

> On Tue, 2007-06-05 at 08:31 -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote:
>> Diego Depaoli wrote:
>>> 2007/6/5, Ed Schouten <ed at>:
>>>> > 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

What features might that be?


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