6.0 Buildworld on AMD64

Ganbold ganbold at micom.mng.net
Tue Dec 6 18:55:49 PST 2005

At 10:04 AM 12/7/2005, you wrote:
>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
>>-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
>>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.

OK. Then is it safe to continue upgrade?

>>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.

OK, I'll let you know.



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