Question about FreeBSD for IA-64 software

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk m.e.sanliturk at
Sat Jun 9 11:55:58 UTC 2012

On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 4:45 AM, Denis Guzanov <guzanovsky at> wrote:

> Dear FreeBSD Team,
> Firstly I would like to say you Big thanks for your really good job and the
> best system for us, small IT staff.
> Second, I would like to ask you about some problem with FreeBSD source.
> I've downloaded .iso Image from this link:
> .iso file: FreeBSD-9.0-RELEASE-ia64-release.iso
> And when I tried to install it I have nothing.... I did it many times, but
> have no result. When I've downloaded 8.3 version Installation was completed
> successfully.
> Dear FreeBSD Team, could you, please, check your .iso file for IA-64
> systems or maybe consult me what I need to do?
> Thanks and Best regards,
> Denis.

>From your question , it is not possible to understand which 8.3 version is
used .

It is very unlikely that 9.0 fails completely but 8.3 succeeds completely .

ia64 is for Itanium 64 processor ,
amd64 is Intel and AMD 64-bit capable desktop or notebook processors  .

They are different processors , and one can not execute code for the other .

Thank you very much .

Mehmet Erol Sanliturk

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