FreeBSD amd 64 and VMWARE issues

David O'Brien obrien at
Mon Dec 5 17:56:32 GMT 2005

On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 10:15:28AM +0800, Jia-Shiun Li wrote:
> ya... I just found that not every x64 CPU will work. Only those Intel
> ones with VT (Pentium 4 6[67]2), and AMD ones of newer stepping (I
> dont know what is the real difference that matters) can run 64-bit
> guests. These CPUs are still rare.

AMD hasn't made any pre-rev.D CPU's for an entire year.  Getting a rev.D
(90nm) CPU shouldn't be hard at all.

-- David  (obrien at
Q: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
A: Why is top-posting (putting a reply at the top of the message) frowned upon?

More information about the freebsd-amd64 mailing list