amd64 and CPUTYPE: i386 loader unusable

Vivek Khera vivek at
Mon May 16 14:26:52 PDT 2005

On Mar 1, 2005, at 10:39 AM, Dmitry Morozovsky wrote:

> defining CPUTYPE=athlon64 in /etc/make conf renders loader  
> unusable: it builds
> with athlon64 optimization, and crashes (reboots) immediately. The  
> following
> patch fixes the problem for me.

This appears not to be a problem with CPUTYPE=opteron on 5.4-RELEASE-p1

I was trembling just before the reboot, but it came back just fine...  
or does one need to explicitly re-install the loader (other than via  

Vivek Khera, Ph.D.
+1-301-869-4449 x806

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