migrating to 64-bit

Michael P. Soulier msoulier at digitaltorque.ca
Wed Jun 21 17:33:07 UTC 2006

On 21/06/06 Nikolas Britton said:

> IA64 = Itanium, Itanium2 = FreeBSD/ia64
> EM64T = Intel CPUs with AMD64 (P4, Xeon, etc.) = FreeBSD/amd64
> AMD64 = Opteron, Athlon 64, Turion 64, Sempron 64 = FreeBSD/amd64
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EM64T
> Why do you need to run in 64-bit mode?

I'm asking that myself. I'd like to do comparisons with and without 64-bit


Michael P. Soulier <msoulier at digitaltorque.ca>
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It
takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite
direction." --Albert Einstein
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