[coreboot] [v2] r4745 - in trunk/coreboot-v2/src/cpu/intel: socket_PGA370 socket_mPGA479M socket_mPGA604

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Fri Oct 9 04:04:20 CEST 2009

On 10/08/2009 09:54 PM, Peter Stuge wrote:
> Stefan Reinauer wrote:
>>> Modified:
>>>     trunk/coreboot-v2/src/cpu/intel/socket_PGA370/Kconfig
>>>     trunk/coreboot-v2/src/cpu/intel/socket_mPGA479M/Kconfig
>>>     trunk/coreboot-v2/src/cpu/intel/socket_mPGA604/Kconfig
>>> Log:
>>> Set MMX and SSE where needed.
>> Isn't MMX or SSE something attached to a given CPU rather than a
>> socket?
> That makes sense.
>> I see the correctness of our CPU model being compromised here..
> Please write a little about sockets vs. CPUs?
> Why is there a socket?
> What are sockets used for?
> (Grouping CPUs is not the answer I'm hoping for.)
Right, like in my particular case the CPU's are physically socket 479's 
but are mobile celeron and mobile PIII so I use socket_PGA370.

Joseph Smith

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