revert back to i386 arch

Steven Hartland killing at
Tue Apr 5 03:56:00 PDT 2005

If u've just installed easier to reinstall imo.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Thomas Spreng" <spreng at>

> Hello,
> I have just installed an amd64 arch release on my new computer (64bit
> athlon cpu). Unfortunatley, NVidia doesn't provide any gfx drivers for
> amd64 architecture yet. The problem is that my graphic card isn't
> supported by the opensource nvidia (xorg) driver and hence I'd have to
> stick with the generic vesa driver. But it doesn't seem to support more
> than 60Hz VertRefresh rate which is unacceptable for me (using a CRT).
> Therefore I'd like to recompile my system back to i386 since my gfx card
> should be supported on that arch. Using CPUTYPE=p4 and TARGET_ARCH=i386
> arguments on buildworld and buildkernel targets should do the trick,
> right?
> Or are there any other solutions for my problem?

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