Owen G wrote:
I'm trying to get a little more speed out of my 600MHz mini-itx box as
I convert it into a FReeBSD fileserver (with GUI) . . .
I'm trying to find the right settings for /etc/make.conf and would
appreciate your help.
dmesg.boot shows the processor as being:
CPU: VIA C3 Samuel 2 (601.37-MHz 686-class CPU)
Origin = "Centaurhauls" Id = 0x673 Stepping = 3
[ ... ]
These VIA C3 processors are basically a low-power Pentium+MMX processor, and
...OK under later 5.x and 6.x releases. Using CPUTYPE=i686/pentium2 resulted
in the bootloader and the kernel containing instructions which the CPU
couldn't handle (ie, the system halted and panic'ed) when I tried.
I believe you could use CPUTYPE=pentiumpro or pentium-mmx OK, but there didn't
seem to be any performance difference, and I'm leery of chasing the compiler
optimizer too far when it doesn't change the system performance by a noticable
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