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Date:      Wed, 29 Aug 2007 23:21:55 +0100
From:      Bruce Cran <bruce@cran.org.uk>
To:        Yuri Pankov <yuri@darklight.org.ru>
Cc:        freebsd-current@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Adding k9 and k10 to bsd.cpu.mk
Message-ID:  <46D5F183.4080704@cran.org.uk>
In-Reply-To: <20070829221737.GD62274@darklight.org.ru>
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Yuri Pankov wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 29, 2007 at 11:02:01PM +0100, Bruce Cran wrote:
>   
>> 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
>>     
>
> FWIW:
> It's already indicated during boot for my fairly old Athlon64:
>
> CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3000+ (1809.28-MHz K8-class CPU)
>   Origin = "AuthenticAMD"  Id = 0x20ff0  Stepping = 0
>   Features=0x78bfbff<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,PAE,MCE,CX8,APIC,SEP,MTRR,PGE,MCA,CMOV,PAT,PSE36,CLFLUSH,MMX,FXSR,SSE,SSE2>
>   Features2=0x1<SSE3>
>   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>   AMD Features=0xe2500800<SYSCALL,NX,MMX+,FFXSR,LM,3DNow!+,3DNow!>
>   AMD Features2=0x1<LAHF

Apologies, mine indicates SSE3 support too - I don't know how I missed it!

--
Bruce Cran



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