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Mateusz Arkadiusz Mierzwinski wrote:
> Nothing much. Use like normal x86 besides:
> - Kernel set to Your CPU in Processor Setttings (generic x86_64 is
> good for all configurations).
> - Accept keyword for "Beta"-like packages is ~amd64 not ~x86
> - You don't have to set MMX flag, but set SSE, SSE2 and if Your CPU
> have it - SSE3 this will optimize floating point operations.
> - Enable SMP (symmetric Multiprocessing) where available - by flags.
> - If it's multicore (I have Intel on my LAP so don't know about Your
> CPU) set MAKEOPTS to cores count+1.
> - If it's multicore try to enable threads flag - this boosts
> performance even on single core cpus, but on multicore will make much
> - Chceck by eselect what profile of portage you have set as default.
> If is not try setting some with Amd64 on path.
> - When GCC upgrade check if "multilib" is set - this will enable You
> to link with 32-bit libs and 64-bit (as standard).
> - In kernel set ciphers and algorithms (like MD5, SHA etc) to amd64
> I think that's it. Everything elese should be fine.
Good tips. I made a note of those too. Honestly, I hadn't even thought
about the changes needed in the kernel. It is a 4 core CPU too.
I hope to start the install in the next few days. I'm still waiting on
parts to finish the build. Post anything you can think of that might be