Subject: Re: Thread benchmarks, round 2
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/08/2007 17:04:32
In article <>,
Matthias Scheler  <> wrote:
>On Fri, Oct 05, 2007 at 05:53:45PM +0000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
>> NetBSD's amd64 performance sucks right now. My DELL WS 470, runs a *lot*
>> slower with NetBSD/amd64 than running NetBSD/i386...
>What kind of CPUs does that machine have? The EM64T support in Intel's
>Netburst CPUs is well known for its bad performance.

cpu0 at mainbus0 apid 0: (boot processor)
cpu0:                   Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.40GHz, 3391.64 MHz
cpu0: features: bffbfbff<FPU,VME,DE,PSE,TSC,MSR,PAE,MCE,CX8,APIC,SEP,MTRR>
cpu0: features: bffbfbff<PGE,MCA,CMOV,PAT,PSE36,CFLUSH,B20,DS,ACPI,MMX>
cpu0: features: bffbfbff<FXSR,SSE,SSE2,SS,HTT,TM,SBF>
cpu0: features2: 649d<SSE3,MONITOR,DS-CPL,EST,CID,xTPR>
cpu0: features3: bffbfbff<SYSCALL/SYSRET,XD,EM64T>
cpu0: L2 cache 1 MB 64B/line 8-way