On Sun, Mar 06, 2005 at 07:47:08PM +0100, Bartosz Fabianowski wrote:
> >i have read that were some problems compiling the kernel and the
> >loader with "pentium-m" in CPUTYPE. are they fixed now?

>
> I'm the one who filed the original bug report:
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=75898

...
> I'd assume the answer to this one is yes - it's safe. Personally, I compile
> world and kernel as pentium3, but that's just out of laziness. As you can
> read in the bug report, the problem is that SSE2 instructions get used by
> the kernel and loader before they are enabled. Once the boot gets to the
> first userland programs, SSE2 is enabled so any world programs should run
> just fine when compiled as pentium-m.


Are you saying, all we need to do is commit this diff to make everyone's
environment happy?

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-- David (obrien@FreeBSD.org)

Index: kern.mk
================================================== =================
RCS file: /home/ncvs/src/sys/conf/kern.mk,v
retrieving revision 1.42
diff -u -r1.42 kern.mk
--- kern.mk 14 May 2004 13:35:46 -0000 1.42
+++ kern.mk 12 Mar 2005 02:03:47 -0000
@@ -28,7 +28,8 @@
# cache tag lines)
#
.if ${MACHINE_ARCH} == "i386" && ${CC} != "icc"
-CFLAGS+= -mno-align-long-strings -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2
+CFLAGS+= -mno-align-long-strings -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 \
+ -mno-sse -mno-sse2
INLINE_LIMIT?= 8000
.endif

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