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Date:      Mon, 3 Jun 2013 11:20:32 -0700
From:      =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Gezeala_M=2E_Bacu=F1o_II?= <gezeala@gmail.com>
To:        Vincent Hoffman <vince@unsane.co.uk>
Cc:        Fbsd8 <fbsd8@a1poweruser.com>, FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Max top end computer for Freebsd to run on
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On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 4:24 AM, Vincent Hoffman <vince@unsane.co.uk> wrote:

> On 02/06/2013 21:34, Fbsd8 wrote:
> > I'm a sub second speed freak. What is the max number of cpu's and
> > memory size that Freebsd can handle? Can it handle 16 4ghz cpu's and
> > 32gb of memory? I need a gaming server with some really big balls for
> > hundreds of jails. Money is not a deciding factor here, horse power is.
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> It'll certainly support it, the biggest server I FreeBSD on at the
> moment is:
>
> root@parisnfsen:~ # head -20 /var/run/dmesg.boot
> Copyright (c) 1992-2013 The FreeBSD Project.
> Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
>     The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
> FreeBSD is a registered trademark of The FreeBSD Foundation.
> FreeBSD 9.1-STABLE #4 r249837: Wed Apr 24 13:37:24 CEST 2013
>     root@parisnfsen.nottellingyou.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/PARISNFSEN
> amd64
> gcc version 4.2.1 20070831 patched [FreeBSD]
> CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU           E5620  @ 2.40GHz (2394.05-MHz
> K8-class CPU)
>   Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0x206c2  Family = 0x6  Model = 0x2c
> Stepping = 2
>
>
> Features=0xbfebfbff<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,PAE,MCE,CX8,APIC,SEP,MTRR,PGE,MCA,CMOV,PAT,PSE36,CLFLUSH,DTS,ACPI,MMX,FXSR,SSE,SSE2,SS,HTT,TM,PBE>
>
>
> Features2=0x29ee3ff<SSE3,PCLMULQDQ,DTES64,MON,DS_CPL,VMX,SMX,EST,TM2,SSSE3,CX16,xTPR,PDCM,PCID,DCA,SSE4.1,SSE4.2,POPCNT,AESNI>
>   AMD Features=0x2c100800<SYSCALL,NX,Page1GB,RDTSCP,LM>
>   AMD Features2=0x1<LAHF>
>   TSC: P-state invariant, performance statistics
> real memory  = 34359738368 (32768 MB)
> avail memory = 33090797568 (31557 MB)
> Event timer "LAPIC" quality 600
> ACPI APIC Table: <DELL   PE_SC3  >
> FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 16 CPUs
> FreeBSD/SMP: 2 package(s) x 4 core(s) x 2 SMT threads
>
> as other people have said though, one big server is often not the best
> answer, keep things like disk io and resiliency in mind.
> This is a PowerEdge R410 seems to be pretty happy trundling along on
> 9-STABLE
>
> Vince


works fine with this:

Copyright (c) 1992-2011 The FreeBSD Project.
Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
        The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
FreeBSD is a registered trademark of The FreeBSD Foundation.
FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE #3: Tue Dec 27 14:14:29 PST 2011
    root@build9x64.pcbsd.org:/usr/obj/builds/amd64/pcbsd-build90/fbsd-source/9.0/sys/GENERIC
amd64
CPU: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E7- 8837  @ 2.67GHz (2666.81-MHz K8-class CPU)
  Origin = "GenuineIntel"  Id = 0x206f2  Family = 6  Model = 2f  Stepping =
2

Features=0xbfebfbff<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,PAE,MCE,CX8,APIC,SEP,MTRR,PGE,MCA,CMOV,PAT,PSE36,CLFLUSH,DTS,ACPI,MMX,FXSR,SSE,SSE2,SS,HTT,TM,PBE>

Features2=0x29ee3ff<SSE3,PCLMULQDQ,DTES64,MON,DS_CPL,VMX,SMX,EST,TM2,SSSE3,CX16,xTPR,PDCM,PCID,DCA,SSE4.1,SSE4.2,POPCNT,AESNI>
  AMD Features=0x2c100800<SYSCALL,NX,Page1GB,RDTSCP,LM>
  AMD Features2=0x1<LAHF>
  TSC: P-state invariant, performance statistics
real memory  = 549755813888 (524288 MB)
avail memory = 532166148096 (507513 MB)
Event timer "LAPIC" quality 600
ACPI APIC Table: <ALASKA A M I>
FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 64 CPUs
FreeBSD/SMP: 8 package(s) x 8 core(s)
 cpu0 (BSP): APIC ID:  0
 cpu1 (AP): APIC ID:  2
 cpu2 (AP): APIC ID:  4
....
 cpu63 (AP): APIC ID: 242



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