Making the Leap to 5.4 and 64bit

Wil Hatfield freebsd at
Wed Aug 3 23:43:00 GMT 2005


That answers my final question of which media to install from. And now I
even understand why. Thanks a million.

Wil Hatfield

-----Original Message-----
From: Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC [mailto:chad at]
Sent: Wednesday, August 03, 2005 4:21 PM
To: Wil Hatfield
Cc: FreeBSD - Questions
Subject: Re: Making the Leap to 5.4 and 64bit

On Aug 3, 2005, at 4:16 PM, Wil Hatfield wrote:

> Roland,
> Thanks for the tips and insight. Are they going to flame me on the
> freebsd-amd64 list for my Xeon questions?

As long as they are 64bit questions, they shouldn't.  Intel adopted
the 64bit extensions that AMD had made for their own 64bit Xeon
series so the SW is the same.  It has the amd64 name since it started
with the AMD opteron, which for a while was the only chip with the


> Wil Hatfield
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