Subject: Re: Prentium MMX for NetBSD-current
To: <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/25/1997 10:40:35

> I would like to know that if there is any changes to use Pentium MMX =
> under NetBSD-current. Thanks.

I made a small patch to locore to detect a MMX CPU and display the =
This was not needed, it runs just out of the box.

I haven't punted the system heavily, but it seems to work for me. Of =
course it
doesn't use any of the MMX extensions.


This is what my kernel says when booted:

NetBSD 1.2B (HWART) #3: Wed Jan 15 11:45:23 MET 1997=0A=
cpu0: family 6 model 3 step 2=0A=
cpu0: Intel Pentium Pro (686-class) with MMX=0A=
real mem  =3D 33157120=0A=
avail mem =3D 29843456=0A=
using 430 buffers containing 1761280 bytes of memory=0A=
mainbus0 (root)=0A=
pci0 at mainbus0 bus 0: configuration mode 1=0A=
pchb0 at pci0 dev 0 function 0=0A=
pchb0: Intel 82440FX (Natoma) PCI and Memory Controller (rev. 0x02)=0A=
pcib0 at pci0 dev 7 function 0=0A=
pcib0: Intel 82371SB (Triton II) PCI-ISA Bridge (rev. 0x01)=0A=
vendor ATI Technologies, unknown product 0x5654 (class display, subclass =
VGA, revision 0x48) at pci0 dev 17 function 0 not configured=0A=
isa0 at pcib0=0A=
com0 at isa0 port 0x3f8-0x3ff irq 4: ns16550a, working fifo=0A=
com1 at isa0 port 0x2f8-0x2ff irq 3: ns16550a, working fifo=0A=
lpt0 at isa0 port 0x378-0x37b irq 7=0A=
wdc0 at isa0 port 0x1f0-0x1f7 irq 14=0A=
wd0 at wdc0 drive 0: <WDC AC21600H>=0A=
wd0: 1549MB, 3148 cyl, 16 head, 63 sec, 512 bytes/sec=0A=
wd0: using 16-sector 16-bit pio transfers, lba addressing=0A=
wd1 at wdc0 drive 1: <Maxtor 83500 A8>=0A=
wd1: 3346MB, 6800 cyl, 16 head, 63 sec, 512 bytes/sec=0A=
wd1: using 16-sector 16-bit pio transfers, lba addressing=0A=
wdc1 at isa0 port 0x170-0x177 irq 15=0A=
ed0 at isa0 port 0x300-0x31f irq 10=0A=
ed0: address 00:00:b4:32:66:54, type NE2000 (16-bit)=0A=
sb0 at isa0 port 0x220-0x237 irq 5 drq 1: dsp v3.02=0A=
npx0 at isa0 port 0xf0-0xff: using exception 16=0A=
pc0 at isa0 port 0x60-0x6f irq 1: color=0A=
pms0 at pc0 irq 12=0A=
fdc0 at isa0 port 0x3f0-0x3f7 irq 6 drq 2=0A=
fd0 at fdc0 drive 0: 1.44MB 80 cyl, 2 head, 18 sec=0A=
joy0 at isa0 port 0x201: joystick connected=0A=
apm0 at mainbus0: Power Management spec V1.1=0A=
apm0: A/C state: on=0A=
apm0: battery charge state: no battery=0A=
biomask c060 netmask c460 ttymask d4fa=0A=