When will the amd64 be supported?

Steve Kargl sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Fri Jun 4 07:22:09 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jun 04, 2010 at 12:16:50AM -0700, fbsdmail at dnswatch.com wrote:
> Greetings,
>  If it isn't already apparent, this is my first attempt building kernel
> on an AMD based arch. I have spent some 20yrs building world/kernel on
> the arch i386. But, after reading everything I thought I would need to
> know, I'm /still/ unable to complete a successful kernel build on the
> amd64 arch.
> cd /usr/src
> make buildkernel KERNCONF=MYAMDKERN
> fails: MYAMDKERN not found
> cd sys/amd64/
> config MYAMDKERN
> OK
> cd ../compile/MYAMDKERN
> make cleandepend && make depend
> fails with alot of "i386" errors
> So, on a fresh 8-RELEASE install from DVD w/cvsupped src && ports, now
> running GENERIC, with a successful buildworld...
> Is it possible to build for the amd64 arch?
> If so, can anyone suggest where I went wrong?

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