FreeBSD platform for "AMD Sempron 64 2600 (socket 754, Palermo) Box" ?

RW list-freebsd-2004 at
Mon Nov 7 13:30:43 GMT 2005

On Monday 07 November 2005 12:37, Petr Karasek wrote:
> Dear ...,
> I would like to ask you
> to which platform belong this processor "AMD Sempron 64 2600 (socket 754,
> Palermo) Box" ?
> Is this the
> 		FreeBSD/amd64 Platform
> 	or
> 		FreeBSD/i386 Platform

Any Sempron will run as i386

Some socket 754 semprons are a form of amd64 with less cache and the 64-bit 
mode disabled, but since it's designated as "AMD Sempron 64", I guess this 
isn't one of them, so it should be able to run amd64 as well. 

Some software will run quicker on amd64, but some ports don't yet work on it, 
for example wine and  the Nvidia driver (for 3d-support). 

I use i386 myself.

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