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

Wilkinson, Alex alex.wilkinson at
Wed Jun 6 08:03:26 UTC 2007

    0n Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 06:15:36PM +0200, 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...

Such as ?


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