X2APIC support is in master; further testing is needed

karu.pruun karu.pruun at gmail.com
Sun Jun 10 03:54:56 PDT 2018


Shows up fine on my i7 skylake box. The i5 arrandale is probably too
old, can't see it in the list of features.




On Sat, Jun 9, 2018 at 8:07 PM Tim Darby <t+dfbsd at timdarby.net> wrote:
> I haven't seen any issues with this.
> Tim
> On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 7:58 AM Sepherosa Ziehau <sepherosa at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> X2APIC support is in master now.  Please help testing it by adding the
>> following line to /boot/loader.conf or set it at boot prompt:
>> hw.x2apic_enable=1
>> You can check whether it is on or not by:
>> sysctl hw.x2apic_enable
>> X2APIC mode will be enabled only if the following command has output
>> (should be available on modern Intel CPUs):
>> dmesg | grep x2APIC
>> It should be safe to test.  I have run with it on my testing machines.
>> I'd like to thank ivadasz@ for his initial work.
>> Thanks,
>> sephe
>> --
>> Tomorrow Will Never Die

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