Subject: Re: various changes on INSTALL and iso generation
To: Matt Thomas <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/27/2007 20:30:01
On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 11:02:53AM -0800, Matt Thomas wrote:
> 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.
> >
> >Unless someone adds the code to sysinst to dtrt this is the correct path.
> Defaulting to MPACPI on amd64 seems to be the correct since the majority
> of systems sold will be MP and have ACPI.  And this is especially for a

I don't think the majority of systems sold at this time are SMP.
This may be suitable for current but certainly not for netbsd-4, IMHO.

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