Subject: Re: various changes on INSTALL and iso generation
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Erik Berls <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/27/2007 11:06:59

We're talking amd64 here.  What is done in port-i386 or port-x86-64
isn't a concern of mine.

X2 and the FX-60 are socket 939 (desktop) CPUs with dual cores.  The
socket am2 chips FX-62, FX-70, ... are dual core.

(Core 2 Duo's are also desktop processors, fwiw.)


On 2/27/07, Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 10:39:13AM -0800, Erik Berls wrote:
> > And people with legacy systems can run the other kernel.  We should do
> > the right thing out of the box, especially since this release will be
> > around for *years*.  This is something we will actively get dinged
> > for.
> Even now the only x86 SMP systems I buy are server-call machines. All the
> desktops are UP (i.e. only one core. Some are hyperthreaded, but after tests a
> SMP kernel on a UP hyperthreaded system is slower for most use).
> --
> Manuel Bouyer <>
>      NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
> --