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Date:      Sat, 23 Jan 2010 13:15:57 +0100
From:      Ivan Voras <ivoras@freebsd.org>
To:        Nerius Landys <nlandys@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD 8.0 amd64 on Nehelem Xeon?
Message-ID:  <9bbcef731001230415j4ddff25ahbc33ecb1c50998dc@mail.gmail.com>
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On 23 January 2010 01:14, Nerius Landys <nlandys@gmail.com> wrote:
>> There probably are some. If you are only interested in FreeBSD ports, yo=
u
>> can make a list of which ports you need and then inspect their Makefiles=
 to
>> 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 =
on
> 64 bit and tell me what I will find in the Makefile, so I can look for
> it on other ports?

emulators/wine:

ONLY_FOR_ARCHS=3D i386

>> 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=
nes
>> (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?
> http://ark.intel.com/Product.aspx?id=3D40712

Yes.



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