designing new freebsd server for amd64 arch

Astrodog astrodog at
Thu Apr 21 10:22:42 PDT 2005

On 4/21/05, Scott Long <scottl at> wrote:
> Ketrien I. Saihr-Kesenchedra wrote:
> [...]
> > As far as advantages/disadvantages - last I'd heard, aac(4) is not 64-bit
> > clean
> Just to be clear to the folks who read this list, this claim is false.
> Why Ketrien likes to spread it with such strong personal authority is
> beyond me, and it makes me question whether or not many of the other
> things that he says are completely accurate.  Sorry for lashing out
> here, but gross FUD and mis-information is quite annoying.
> Scott

Perhaps the hardware compatibility list needs to be updated? There are
still a few issues, maybe just an addendum to the i386 compat list,
saying what doesn't work on AMD64, that does on i386.

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