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Date:      Thu, 29 Nov 2012 02:57:47 -0800 (PST)
From:      Bill Tillman <>
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Subject:   Re: i386 vs amd64
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=0A=0A =0A=0A________________________________=0A From: Fleuriot Damien <ml@=>=0ATo: =0ACc: =0ASen=
t: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:40 PM=0ASubject: Re: i386 vs amd64=0A =
=0A=0A=0AOn Nov 28, 2012, at 6:36 PM, mike miskulin <> wr=
ote:=0A=0A> About to build a replacement system for an older i386 setup.=A0=
  A few=0A> years ago I had tried the amd64 port on it and found it was fru=
strating=0A> as things that just worked on i386 did not on amd64. IIRC port=
s were =0A> large annoyance too.=0A> =0A> Now I have a new system with 8GB,=
 etc,etc and wonder if I am best off to=0A> stick with i386 and PAE or is t=
he amd64 version finally on a par or=0A> close enough that I would not like=
ly have many issues like in the past?=0A> =0A> Thanks for your thoughts/(re=
cent) experiences.=0A=0A=0AWhat port was that ?=0A=0AI've never had a *sing=
le* problem due to using amd64 over i386.=0A=0AFrom a professional point of=
 view, we're using over 60 amd64 fbsd 8.0 8.1 8.2 and 8.3 boxes at work and=
 they work just fine.=0A=0A=0AI for one can recommend the 64 bits version.=
=0A=0A_______________________________________________=0Afreebsd-questions@f= mailing list=0A
-questions=0ATo unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscrib="=0A=0A=0AI have been using amd64 for at least 5 years now on =
mulitple systems and I don't know of any troubles like you're defining. And=
 if you're using 8 GB of RAM then why=A0waste 4=A0GB. i386 will not see any=
thing above 4 GB. I'd say at least give it a try before you relent.
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On 29 Nov 2012, at 10:48, Lucian <> wrote:

> Hi, anyone knows what has become of this?
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covers some of it, I believe.

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