Linux i386, NVidia on FreeBSD/amd64?

David O'Brien obrien at
Tue Jan 18 19:58:04 PST 2005

On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 08:17:16AM -0500, Mikhail Teterin wrote:
> Hello!
> I'd like my next machine to be an amd64, but need to make sure, a few
> things can be made to work before comitting.
> 	1) Linux/i386 emulation -- Tim's page at

I wish he'd update that page -- just use the ports now.

> 	2) NVidia X11 driver -- this is not a must, but would be very
> 	nice to have -- I have a fairly high-end dual-DVI card, that
> 	works fine on my dual PentiumII. Any hope of getting NVidia to
> 	release amd64-version?

> 	3) SMP -- a dual-Opteron machine seems within my budget. Does
> 	that change the answers to any of the above questions?

Works even better.

-- David  (obrien at

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