[Openmcl-devel] freebsd 9.1 amd64

Cyrille Duret cduret at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 10:01:48 UTC 2013


mm

Yes mine have AVX too

@ sudoi sysctl -a | egrep -i 'hw.machine|hw.model|hw.ncpu'
hw.machine: amd64
hw.model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2620M CPU @ 2.70GHz
hw.ncpu: 4
hw.machine_arch: amd64

http://ark.intel.com/products/52231/Intel-Core-i7-2620M-Processor-4M-Cache-up-to-3_40-GHz

On Fri, Feb 8, 2013 at 10:22 AM, Mark Cox <markcox80 at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On 08/02/2013, at 12:40 PM, Gary Byers wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > On Thu, 7 Feb 2013, Gary Byers wrote:
> >
> >> I have no idea; I'll install a copy of FreeBSD 9.1 and see if I can make
> >> any sense of it.
> >>
> >> The 9.1 release notes didn't seem to say "broke sigreturn" ...
> >
> > Unless they called that "kernel support for the AVX FPU extension".
>
> I have two FreeBSD 9.1-amd64 virtual machines running on two different
> CPUs using Parallels
> - Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU     P7350  @ 2.00GHz (13-inch Macbook Late
> 2008)
> - Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2635QM CPU @ 2.00GHz (15-inch Macbook Pro, Early
> 2011)
>
> The Core 2 Duo runs CCL-1.8 fine, but the Core i7 has the same problem as
> Cyrille reported.
>
> The Core 2 Duo does not have AVX extensions [1], but the Core i7 does have
> them [2].
>
> Mark
>
> [1]
> http://ark.intel.com/products/36750/Intel-Core2-Duo-Processor-P7350-3M-Cache-2_00-GHz-1066-MHz-FSB
> [2] http://ark.intel.com/products/53463
>
> The CPU information was obtained using:
> sysctl -n machdep.cpu.brand_string
>
> CCL-1.8 was obtained using FreeBSD ports.
>
>
> > That (and related changes in signal context format) seems to be a likely
> > cause of the problem.
> >
> > I don't have a spare physical machine that has AVX and VirtualBox doesn't
> > seem to enable it in its guest VMs, but VMWare may do so.
> >
> > (I have run CCL on 9.1 in VirtualBox and haven't seen a problem yet.)
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