Intel C2D COREs not used equally in FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT i386
joel at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jun 6 16:08:53 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 09:34 +0200, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting Joel Dahl <joel at FreeBSD.org> (from Tue, 05 Jun 2007 18:15:36 +0200):
> > 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...
> And we don't have them on the ideas list, so it's not obvious what is
I think I'd like to put them somewhere on the wiki...
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