32 bit ports on an AMD64 system

Jim stapleton.41 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 16:40:40 UTC 2009

>> [...] but the ability to use extra memory *and* dynamically load
>> kernel modules is a bit more important to me.
> All FreeBSD supported platforms can dynamically load native kernel modules, so
> why should that be a factor in choosing between i386 and amd64?
> Roland

I didn't specify just loading modules, but extra memory as well (the
beyond 4GB addressable space). Using the options in i386 that allow
you to access memory beyond 4GB, also eliminates the ability to
dynamically load kernel modules.

-Jim Stapleton

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