Upgrading hardware from P3 to AMD 64

Jason Henson jason at ec.rr.com
Mon Feb 28 03:29:51 GMT 2005

On 02/27/05 12:36:04, RW wrote:
> I'm thinking about upgrading my hardware from an Intel P3 to an AMD
> 64, and
> replacing the graphics card, without buying a new hard disk. Has
> anyone done
> this kind of thing successfully?
> I've recompiled kernel+world for 686 and I've done a portupgrade -fR
> on cvsup
> and portupgrade.
> Typical motherboards now have a couple of sata connections in  
> addition
> to the
> normal ide connections. Can I expect my current ide drives to still  
> be
> ad0
> and ad1?

As long as the cpu you optimized for is a 686 only(no CPUTYPE= or - 
march or -mcpu), then yeah.

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