AMD64 Stability with 6.1+?

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Tue Sep 5 06:40:34 PDT 2006

On 9/5/06, Thomas T. Veldhouse <veldy at> wrote:
> Can anybody on this list indicate what kind of stability they have seen
> with AMD64 systems using FreeBSD (the 64-bit binaries)?  How about the
> majority of PORTS in the tree?
> I realize this question will solicit relatively subjective responses,
> but I am interested in them all.

Excellent. In fact we use www/squid on amd64 and due to
its specifics it works even better than on i386. I've seen a few
other programs experience a small, but pleasant perfomance
boost just because of the i386=>amd64 move.

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