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Date:      Sat, 23 Jan 2010 13:15:57 +0100
From:      Ivan Voras <>
To:        Nerius Landys <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD 8.0 amd64 on Nehelem Xeon?
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On 23 January 2010 01:14, Nerius Landys <> wrote:
>> There probably are some. If you are only interested in FreeBSD ports, yo=
>> can make a list of which ports you need and then inspect their Makefiles=
>> see if there's a flag disabling them on the amd64 architecture.
> OK thanks. =C2=A0Could you give me an example of a port that is disabled =
> 64 bit and tell me what I will find in the Makefile, so I can look for
> it on other ports?



>> Additional information for Nehalems is that you should stick to the more
>> widely available models - the 4 core+HTT ones. Some of the more exotic o=
>> (6 core) might have problems with ULE and topology guesswork.
> The L5506 is a 4 core model without Turbo Boost and without Hyper
> Threading. =C2=A0It's a power-efficient model. =C2=A0Think that'll be OK?


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