Performance comparison, ULE vs 4BSD and AMD64 vs i386

David O'Brien obrien at
Wed Feb 25 10:30:01 PST 2004

On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 05:49:44PM -0500, Jem Matzan wrote:
> Ah -- I wasn't considering all of the possibilities. It was the AMD64 
> form i386 crossbuild that wasn't working for me (while actually trying 
> to turn a working i386 system into an AMD64 build -- it was the 
> installworld that failed and broke everything to hell. Now I remember). 

That is a TOTALLY different thing.  Cross building works fine, installing
the cross built bits on a 2nd machine is reported to work.  Doing an
in-place migration from 32-bit to 64-bit on an AMD64 isn't at all
supported [at this time].

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