FreeBSD IA64 5.3/RELEASE on Compaq DL590. (boot error)
marcel at xcllnt.net
Thu Feb 10 09:41:22 PST 2005
On Feb 10, 2005, at 9:33 AM, m wrote:
> How "compatible" is the IA64 in 32-bit mode?
> i.e. Could I use the ida(4) driver from the i386 build, as compiled
> for x86?
No. The kernel and its modules/drivers run in native mode only. The ia32
emulation only applies to user programs.
> or, could it simply be recompiled on IA64?
That wouldn't help, because the driver is already compiled on ia64. In
this case the source code needs to be fixed.
Marcel Moolenaar USPA: A-39004 marcel at xcllnt.net
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