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

Joel Dahl joel at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jun 6 15:57:36 UTC 2007


On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 16:03 +0800, Wilkinson, Alex wrote:
> 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 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...
> 
> Such as ?

Check the hackers@ archives.

-- 
Joel



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