Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Jun 28 11:13:24 UTC 2014

On Sat, 28 Jun 2014, blartefaxen at speedmail.se wrote:

> What is the 'cpu long mode' ?

64-bit mode, called the "amd64" architecture by FreeBSD.

> I have a netbook which runs freebsd 9 nicely, but it wont install 
> freebsd 10 because of this.
> It has an Intel Atom cpu.

Most of the Atoms used in netbooks, at least until recently, are 32-bit 
only.  The i386 version of FreeBSD will run nicely on these.

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