16GB AMD Opteron-machine - AMD64 or PAE?

Cesar Amaya csar at 123.com.sv
Fri Mar 14 23:00:54 UTC 2008

Ewald Jenisch wrote:
> Hi,
> 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?
> 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?
> Thanks in advance for any clue,
> -ewald
Search for the subject "RAM not recognized". I  have  two  2 servers  
with  Quad Core Intel-Xeon running FreeBSD-7.0-AMD64 and I had no 
problem at all. I installed several ports such as Samba, LDAP,  Bind, 
Ntpd, Perl, Ruby, smbldap-tools.


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