David O'Brien obrien at freebsd.org
Tue Mar 15 12:40:05 PST 2005

On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 01:41:55PM -0600, Jon Noack wrote:
> David O'Brien wrote:
> >On Sat, Mar 12, 2005 at 10:48:52PM +0100, Bartosz Fabianowski wrote:
> >>>Are you saying, all we need to do is commit this diff to make everyone's
> >>>environment happy?
> >
> >Can you try with just -mno-sse2?  I'd like to litter the compile command
> >line as little as possible.
> I had this issue a while back with my Athlon-XP box 
> (http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2004-November/042127.html). 
>  Note that I would get instant reboots with CPUTYPE?=athlon-xp, CPUTYPE?=p3, 
> and CPUTYPE?=p2.  However, it worked fine with CPUTYPE?=k6-2.  I think you 
> are right to be cautious and disable anything that uses FP registers.

I remember that problem but I don't know why I don't experience it, since
I also use CPUTYPE=athlon-mp on my home desktop.  I suspect the problem
is SSE2 usage, which the Althon {X,M}P doesn't support.

-- David  (obrien at FreeBSD.org)

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