Is it possible to run i386 only, on a amd64 freebsd 7?

Oliver Fromme olli at
Tue Aug 19 15:51:38 UTC 2008

Christopher Joyner wrote:
 > Ok I see, I understand that I am able to run i386 software on my amd64 (Pentium D).
 > Because of the error message i386 only, how do I make it install?
 > Do I use a force switch?  
 > I am going to try some things after posting this.

You didn't mention that you want to build a i386-only port.
The easiest way to circumvent that restriction is to down-
load the i386 package of that port and install it.

Whether you can make that work depends on what kind of port
it is.

If you tell us *what* software you're actualy trying to
install, we might be able to provide further assistance.

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