Where is the 64-bit ppc FreeBSD ?

Justin Hibbits jrh29 at alumni.cwru.edu
Tue Nov 20 04:19:07 UTC 2018


Hi Dennis,

On Mon, Nov 19, 2018 at 9:33 PM Dennis Clarke <dclarke at blastwave.org> wrote:
>
>
> Well I don't know how else to ask but where is the 64-bit ppc FreeBSD ?
>
> I just checked again and I did boot the dvd that I fetched from
> https://download.freebsd.org/ftp/releases/ISO-IMAGES/12.0/ and what I
> get is a 32-bit system. The live dvd is 32-bit. The compiler can only
> produce 32-bit output and well here we are.
>
> So then, is there some magic to utter to the boot loader or something I
> am missing ?
>
> Dennis

I just downloaded FreeBSD-12.0-RC1-powerpc-powerpc64-disc1.iso.xz and
everything looked correct.  Did you download the -powerpc-powerpc ISO
by mistake?

- Justin


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