freebsd i386 on amd64 hardware?

Adriaan de Groot groot at
Fri Sep 24 14:15:29 PDT 2004

On Friday 24 September 2004 23:09, Fernan Aguero wrote:
> is it possible to run 32-bit FreeBSD (4.x) on amd64
> hardware?

Yes. The amd64 runs like a nice fast x86 machine if you run a 32-bit OS like 
FreeBSD x86 4.10 on it.

> If the answer is yes, perhaps I could go for a dual bootable
> box (32 bit 4.10 / 64bit 5.3) for a while, until I
> see how it all goes.

A good idea - you never know when 5-UNSTABLE is going to fall over, it seems.

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