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

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Fri Oct 9 03:54:24 CEST 2009

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.)


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