frank at shute.org.uk
Tue Feb 14 20:28:35 UTC 2012
On Tue, Feb 14, 2012 at 02:47:08PM -0500, Mike Dockery wrote:
> I have been a user of Linux since 1994, but most of the linux distros
> seem to be getting away from freedom... which is why I chose it in the
> first place. They seem intent on forcing things that do not work well
> (like pulseaudio and nouveau) on everyone. Freedom of choice is always
Yeah, I used to use Linux but they became a bunch of Freedom Nazis
controlled by big companies.
Happily using FreeBSD for 10 years.
> My question is: Should I try the amd64 version of FreeBSD with my Intel
> Core i7-2600 processor or should I use the i386?
Generally, for an x86 machine with 4GB or greater memory use amd64.
Memory less than that use i386.
ie. you almost certainly want to use amd64, I should think.
> I hope to give FreeBSD a try later this month.
Excellent. Best of luck and any problems not covered in the handbook
or google, post here. Welcome to FreeBSD!
> Mike Dockery
Contact info: http://www.shute.org.uk/misc/contact.html
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