6.0 Buildworld on AMD64

Scott Long scottl at samsco.org
Tue Dec 6 18:04:52 PST 2005

Ganbold wrote:
> Hi Scott, David and all,
> I have dual AMD Opteron(tm) Processor 248 (2193.18-MHz K8-class CPU) and 
> 4GB of RAM.
> publica# uname -an
> FreeBSD publica.ub.mng.net 5.3-STABLE FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE #12: Mon Nov 22 
> 12:04:57 ULAT 2004     
> tsgan at publicc.ub.mng.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/AMD  amd64
> Yesterday I did cvsup to RELENG_6 from RELENG_5 and made buildworld. 
> However buildworld finished in following way:
> cc -m32 -march=athlon-xp -msse2 -mfancy-math-387 -DCOMPAT_32BIT  
> -I/usr/obj/usr/src/lib32/usr/include -L/usr/obj/usr/src/lib32/usr/lib32 
> -B/usr/obj/usr/src/lib32/usr/lib32 -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -Wall 
> -DFREEBSD_ELF -DIN_RTLD -I/usr/src/libexec/rtld-elf/i386 
> -I/usr/src/libexec/rtld-elf -elf -fpic -DPIC -Wformat=2 
> -Wno-format-extra-args -Werror  -nostdlib -e .rtld_start -elf -shared 
> -Wl,-Bsymbolic -o ld-elf32.so.1 rtld_start.o reloc.o rtld.o rtld_lock.o 
> map_object.o malloc.o xmalloc.o debug.o libmap.o -lc_pic
> publica#
> Is it correct? It seems strange to me and I remember usually buildworld 
> finishes in different way. Maybe I'm wrong.

I think this is the output from compiling the 32-bit compatibility 
libraries (lib32).  It's a somewhat new thing, maybe 5-6 months old.

> Also a long time ago I asked about ips driver from Scott whether it 
> supports more than 4GB of RAM. Scott said it is fixed.
> However I'm still wondering is it OK to add 4GB of RAM to existing 
> system with ips driver after upgrading machine to RELENG_6?
> A year ago more than 4GB of RAM caused file system break in my system.

Yes, it should work.  If it doesn't please let me know right away.


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