--- "Michael P. Soulier" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hello, > > I recently got an ia64 box at work, and I threw > my i386 freebsd 5.4 on it. > Now, is there a way to rebuild world with > 64-bit support from there? > > Thanks, > Mike Everything I've tested runs slower in 64-bit mode (mainly because of kernel clunkiness), so if you don't need the long pointers you might want to re-think your proposed adventure. I believe that since everything is bigger in 64-bit mode, things fall out of the cpu cache a lot faster, and there is a significant different in performance in and out of the cache. DT __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"