freebsd i386 on amd64 hardware?

Lars Tunkrans lars.tunkrans at
Fri Sep 24 14:34:09 PDT 2004

Fernan Aguero wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm planning to buy a new box, and would like to move to
> amd64 hardware. 

> My question would thus be:
> is it possible to run 32-bit FreeBSD (4.x) on amd64
> hardware?
I switched from an Athlon-XP 2100+ (1733 Mhz)  to the Athlon64 3800+
(2400 Mhz) on the MSI K8T Neo2 Fir socket939 board 10 days ago.
When running  5.2.1-Release (i386) I find the the time
to complete a seti at home workunit  has dropped from  5+  hours
to 2 hours 55 minutes !!!


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