congrlations to the freebsd developers

Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.friedman at
Sun Nov 18 01:02:32 PST 2007

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Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2007-11-17 22:44, "Aryeh M. Friedman" <aryeh.friedman at> wrote:
>> Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>>> On 2007-11-17 18:53, "Aryeh M. Friedman" <aryeh.friedman at>
>>> wrote:
>>>> M. Warner Losh wrote:
>>>>> You can run FreeBSD/i386 on amd64 boxes.
>>>> All the different methods people have suggested to me for doing
>>>> this has blown up.... also since I use a nvidia card it is almost
>>>> pointless unless I can run the nvidia kernel module.
>>> That's odd.
>>> The laptop I'm typing this is amd64-capable, but installing from
>>> the FreeBSD/i386 release CD-ROMs worked like a charm.  Which
>>> methods have you tried?
>> With 4GB and a E6850 (P35/IHC9(R)) almost all the pci devices I had
>> where reconized *EXCEPT* any nvdidia card under i386 this was
>> instantly "fixed" as soon I switched to amd64.
> Sorry, but I can barely parse the sentence above.  Do you mean that you
> _did_ installl i386, but it had issues? 

Yes to starting with i386 and moving to amd64

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