16GB AMD Opteron-machine - AMD64 or PAE?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Fri Mar 14 16:42:49 UTC 2008

> For one of my machines (HP C-class Blade, 2 * AMD Opteron, 16GB RAM)
> should I go for the i386 or the amd64 Version of FreeBSD 7.0?

amd64 version was created exactly for x86-64 systems so why do you like to 
use another?

> As far as I've seen kernel and system isn't a problem with the amd64
> version, but how about ports?
> To be specific here's what I'd like to install on this machine:
> o) mrtg
> o) cacti
> o) nfsen
> o) named (caching DNS only)
> o) ntpd
> o) TSM-client (Client for IBM Backup-System running in Linux emulation mode)
> Does anybody have experience with any of these applications under the
> amd64-Version of FreeBSD? Caveats any?

linux emulation runs fine, named, ntpd, mrtg runs ok too

> Thanks in advance for any clue,
> -ewald
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