When will the amd64 be supported?

fbsdmail at dnswatch.com fbsdmail at dnswatch.com
Fri Jun 4 07:31:34 UTC 2010

On Fri, June 4, 2010 12:19 am, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 12:16 AM,  <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?
>> Thank you for all your time and consideration in this matter.
> Try sys/amd64/conf ;)...
Right you are! Sorry that was a /typo/ on my part.
That /should/ have read:
cd /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf
cd ../compile/MYAMDKERN
make cleandepend && make depend

which fails w/ alot of "i386" related errors.

Did I understand you correctly?

Thank you for all your time and consideration.

> -Garrett

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