Ports and 64-bit Processors
Diego F. Arias R.
dak.col at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 21:51:59 UTC 2008
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 10:34 AM, sergio lenzi <lenzi at k1.com.br> wrote:
> Em Sex, 2008-08-29 às 10:57 -0400, Bill Moran escreveu:
>> In response to "FreeBSD Questions" <ml.freebsd.questions at gmail.com>:
>> > FreeBSD has supported 64-bit architectures for a while now... Alpha
>> > and UltraSPARC come to mind--even if Alpha is no longer a Tier 1
>> > architecture. I'm surprised to hear so many of you say that certain
>> > ports are broken on AMD64. I would think if they worked on other
>> > 64-bit processors they'd work on AMD64. Were the ports that are
>> > broken on AMD64 also broken on those other architectures, too?
>> Most of the ports I've had problems with are desktop applications.
>> Stuff that doesn't often get installed/used on 64 bit. It's been a
>> while since we've tried (about 1 year) but Gnome was pretty unstable
>> on 64 bit at the time.
> I have had good experiences with gnome 2.22 and amd64 in produtcion
> running on dell poweredge with 4core cpus (4 logical processors) 2Gb of
> 120 users using gnome, evolution, openoffice-3, epiphany, pidgin,
> java... postgres
> servers and a callcenter dial apllication, that needs an asterisk 1.4.21
> (on 64 bit too...)
> runs about 24X7 the machine have somestimes 1200 process running full
> alll the clients are thin clients (amd geode, 32 bits, 64mb)... 100
> mbits ethernet....
> with NO Backup... uptime is 38 days.... Yes... it needs more memory...
> last pid: 65631; load averages: 0.89, 1.04, 1.07 up 38+05:23:12
> 824 processes: 1 running, 814 sleeping, 9 stopped
> CPU states: 2.8% user, 0.0% nice, 1.0% system, 0.5% interrupt, 95.7%
> Mem: 1147M Active, 100M Inact, 601M Wired, 92M Cache, 213M Buf, 12M Free
> Swap: 8192M Total, 1955M Used, 6237M Free, 23% Inuse, 12K In
> we use it in our notebooks too (dell, acer, hp...) several ones about
> 20... 64 bits amd64
> running on amd hardware or D series intel...
> The 32 bit version we use on the geode hardware.. but stays in the 64
> bit machine exported
> in a nfs...
> Runs fine...
How do you set up those clients. Im a bit curious
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