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

Marius Nuennerich marius.nuennerich at gmx.net
Thu Jun 7 00:03:21 UTC 2007


On Wed, 06 Jun 2007 17:40:47 +0200
Joel Dahl <joel at FreeBSD.org> wrote:

> 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  
> > needed...
> 
> I think I'd like to put them somewhere on the wiki...

In case other people are interested; here is the link:
http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-hackers/2006-June/016995.html

Would be very nice to have this in the wiki and/or ideas list with
accurate status.


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