64-bits platform question

Jeff Palmer questions at totaldiver.net
Wed Feb 21 20:14:02 UTC 2007

>On a side note -- a LOT of people have been making this mistake recently.
>Can anyone think of a way to make it more obvious that people are downloading
>the wrong isos?
>Bill Moran
>Collaborative Fusion Inc.

Short of renaming the architectures from amd64/ia64,   it's 
doubtful.   a lot of people go directly tot he ftp server or torrent 
sites to get the ISO,   so they would never see the big warning on 
the freebsd.org homepage  (and even fewer would read it in a ftp motd)

Of course,  my two cents.


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