[Openmcl-devel] freebsd 9.1 amd64

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Fri Feb 8 15:14:55 UTC 2013


I was able to run 9.1 under VMware and think/hope that this is now fixed
in the CCL trunk.  If people who can reproduce this could try the trunk,
that'd be helpful.


On Fri, 8 Feb 2013, Cyrille Duret wrote:

> 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-Cach
> e-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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