Nocona Processors

nawcom nawcom at
Thu Aug 11 15:14:21 GMT 2005

when you boot up does the kernel pick up the processor as a nocona or 
prescott? or just an amd64?


Michael Conlen wrote:

> I have an Intel Xeon "nocona" processor. I noticed when I set the CPU  
> type that still thinks it's an AMD processor (per the old  
> make.conf example file). I was able to change this in the system area  
> and in the recently downloaded release src version and build a  
> running system with -march=nocona and build all the ports with it.  
> This should probably be addressed, but on to the question..
> Are there plans to allow for > 4 GB processes on these systems?
> -- 
> Michael Conlen
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