AMD64 Desktop Support

Andy Reitz reitz at
Wed Jun 21 00:31:05 UTC 2006

On Tue, 20 Jun 2006, Michael Collette wrote:

> Any and all feedback is appreciated.  For as nice as the AMD64 processor
> may be, sounds like things are a ways off before the software has fully
> caught up.

In 64-bit mode, that does appear to be the case. However, it sounds like
you could purchase an AMD64-based processor, and have everythign work fine
in 32-bit mode. Then later down the road, as the software evolves, you
could upgrade FreeBSD to be 64-bit and be set.

Just a thought,

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