Subject: Re: various changes on INSTALL and iso generation
To: Erik Berls <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/27/2007 20:28:36
On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 11:06:59AM -0800, Erik Berls wrote:
> Huh?
> We're talking amd64 here.  What is done in port-i386 or port-x86-64
> isn't a concern of mine.

I'm aware of this.

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

And you still can get systems with single-core CPUs: duron, sempron, athlon64, 
pentium4, celeron, core. They're probably still the most sold systems at this

Users would be surprised, at last, it an upgrade installs a SMP kernel
in place of their UP kernel by default.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference