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

Sean C. Farley sean-freebsd at
Tue Jun 5 22:41:34 UTC 2007

On Tue, 5 Jun 2007, youshi10 at wrote:

> 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...
> What features might that be?

Christian Zander's (nVidia) request[1] for needed features in FreeBSD
for the FreeBSD/amd64 driver.  His latest update[2] about it.

sean-freebsd at

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