Clarification about AMD64 port for Core Duo

Frank Lay itasyno at
Thu Jan 12 17:07:04 UTC 2012

On 12/01/12 17:03, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> The later Core 2 series supports both 64-bit and 32-bit operation and
> became quite popular, and I am fairly certain that most of the people
> you say you have seen claiming to run FreeBSD with a Core Duo are
> actually using a Core 2 Duo.  As for your own C2D E8400, well the 'C2D'
> is short for 'Core 2 Duo', so yes it should support amd64 just fine.
Thank you Erik for the clarification. I overlooked that!
Now to attempt my installation. :-)


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