On Sun, Dec 31, 2006 at 10:40:37AM -0800, Oliver Iberien wrote: > Hi, > > What actually needs to be done when switching machine architectures? I am > facing a motherboard/CPU upgrade following the demise of an Athlon+ setup. (I > am running my FreeBSD drive in a P3 while trying to figure this out.) > > Replacing it with an oldish P4 would be easiest but they are rapidly becoming > extinct. After much Googling I can't quite figure out what happens if I were > to put the FreeBSD i386 HD into a 64-bit system. Nothing? Disaster? Do I > totally have the wrong end of the stick? I'd be grateful for any advice.
Since the AMD64 architecture is completely backwards-compatible with the older i386 architecture, the i386 version of FreeBSD should work just fine in the new system. -- <Insert your favourite quote here.> Erik Trulsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"