complete listing of CPUTYPES

Manolis Kiagias sonic2000gr at
Sat Aug 30 16:41:19 UTC 2008

illoai at wrote:
> 2008/8/30 Aryeh M. Friedman <aryeh.friedman at>:
>> I just switched from amd64 to i386 8-current on a machine and was using
>> CPUTYPE?=nocona but want to know:
>> a) Is this still correct for a intel dual core e6850 (3.0GHz)
>> b) Is there a file that contains all the CPUTYPES and a description of what
>> processors belong to which type?
> I think that's a gcc thing, more or less.
> man gcc gives a pretty exhaustive list of the cpu types
> (and synonyms) which you may set.
You can also see a list of CPUTYPEs in the examples:


core and core2 exist (in 7.0-RELEASE). I guess core2 is what you are 
looking for.

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