i386 or AMD64?

Ceri Davies ceri at submonkey.net
Tue Sep 28 14:24:12 PDT 2004

On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 03:47:47PM -0400, Schnoopay wrote:
> I'm soon to be getting an Athlon64 and am debating whether to use the 
> i386 or AMD64 versions of FreeBSD. I've been running -CURRENT (well, now 
> RELENF_5) since 5.0 DP1 on my current system and don't mind the 
> occasional issues that come with doing so. I am curious however what 
> will and will not work in the AMD64 port. My main concerns are KDE, 
> Mozilla, oggenc and similar desktop apps. I know most ports I use are 
> known to be working, and I believe that Linux32 compatability is in a 
> testing phase currently, anything else I should know before making the 
> move? Is there a web page somewhere that lists what ports are known 
> working/not working on AMD64?

None of the JVMs or Scheme ports work on amd64, which is a shame.  Other
than that, everything I use is fine (KDE is definitely fine).

It is not tinfoil, it is my new skin.  I am a robot.
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