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Date:      Wed, 29 Aug 2007 23:02:01 +0100
From:      Bruce Cran <bruce@cran.org.uk>
To:        =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Bj=F6rn_K=F6nig?= <bkoenig@cs.tu-berlin.de>
Cc:        Roman Divacky <rdivacky@freebsd.org>, pluknet <pluknet@gmail.com>, current@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Adding k9 and k10 to bsd.cpu.mk
Message-ID:  <46D5ECD9.9020605@cran.org.uk>
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Björn König wrote:
> Roman Divacky wrote:
>
>   
>> I dont think the name matters THAT MUCH, the important thing is
>> to support the newer CPUs with FreeBSD infrastructure... name
>> it "blahblah" if you wish
>>     
>
> I agree.
>
> Intel's first Pentium 4 with SSE3 is called "prescott". We could use
> "venice" analogously to represent SSE3-capable Athlon64 CPUs.
>   

Would it be possible to indicate whether SSE3 is supported during 
boot?    I have a Turion 64 X2 which from what I've read supports SSE3 
but while SSE and SSE2 are listed as CPU features during boot, there's 
no mention of SSE3.

--
Bruce Cran



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