On Tue, 10 Jul 2007 16:42:33 -0400 Rob <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Olivier Regnier wrote: > > I searching to find information about my CPU type. > > i have this: CPU: Mobile AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 2800+ > > (1600.06-Mhz 686-class CPU) I must configure my CPUTYPE?= > > in /etc/make.conf. I'ts i686 (686-class) or i386 ? > > "i386" is the architecture; it includes all the similar processors > including the 486, Pentiums, Athlon, etc. Other architectures are > completely different hardware, eg Sun's SPARC. > > The 686-class is the specific processor within the i386 > architecture. if you look in /usr/share/examples/etc/make.conf > you'll see a list of options for CPUTYPE. athlon-xp might be the > closest to your cpu. However, some folks here recommend against > using overly specific cpu optimization. You can go safe and just use > pentium4
I'm not sure that is safe, Athlons, Sempron etc are back-compatible to 686 i.e. Pentium Pro, which is way before Intel developed the Pentium4. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"