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Date:      Tue, 13 Sep 2005 06:34:00 +1200
From:      richard cinema <richard.cinema@gmail.com>
To:        Kiffin Gish <kiffin@gish.demon.nl>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Which CPUTYPE?
Message-ID:  <147fc4b905091211341c418556@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <000001c5b7c3$a72e6af0$2201a8c0@ZGISH>
References:  <000001c5b7c3$a72e6af0$2201a8c0@ZGISH>

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try the "cpucaps",which is good for check your cpu abilities.

On 9/13/05, Kiffin Gish <kiffin@gish.demon.nl> wrote:
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> I'm a bit confused which CPUTYPE I should be using in the make.conf file.
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> For my Dell Inspiron 8200 laptop, dmesg shows the following:
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> CPU: Mobile Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 - M CPU 2.00GHz (1993.54 686-class CPU)
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> and for my web server, dmesg shows the same thing although is has a
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> AMD Sempron 1800BOX3100+
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> I see in the documentation that CPUTYPE=3Di686 is for older Pentium types=
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> so
> does that mean I should use CPUTYPE=3Di686 (even though dmesg shgows
> '686-class CPU')
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> And my kernel file then? cpu I686_CPU or I586_CPU.
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> What should I use for my laptop? For my web server?
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> Thanks a lot in advance.
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> --
> Kiffin Rex Gish
> Gouda, The Netherlands
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