When will the amd64 be supported?

Garrett Cooper yaneurabeya at gmail.com
Fri Jun 4 08:08:13 UTC 2010

On Jun 4, 2010, at 12:31 AM, fbsdmail at dnswatch.com wrote:

> 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
> config
> OK
> 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.

uname -m and providing your MYAMDKERN would help too... I've been running amd64 for at least 5 years now, so I doubt it's the architecture.

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