Is Any Intel Core 2 Core Duo Processors Compatible with FreeBSD?

Ross basarevych at
Tue Feb 18 07:32:44 UTC 2014

This is very strange. Could you please provide a link where it is stated
that C2D is not supported?

I've been using Core 2 Duo E6850 with FreeBSD for about 6 years now.

On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 9:18 AM, Steve Booth <gotee_rustypaws at>wrote:

> Hi,
> I need to replace the CPU in my motherboard and I am planning to install
> FreeBSD. It appears in the FreeBSD Hardware Notes that Core Duo is not
> compatible. If none of those processors are compatible, would a Core 2
> Extreme Quad Processor work? The motherboard is using an LGA 775 socket and
> is supposed to support both processors.
> Thanks,
> Steve Booth
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