--- Roland Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 12:13:07PM -0700, mdh wrote: > > > > If you are running AMD64, then no it would not run > on > > an Intel core2 duo based system. Maybe consider > an > > Yes it would. The Core 2 duo chips support the amd64 > instruction set.
Oh, I'm quite surprised then and had no idea. I'm sorry for giving wrong information. > > Do make sure that you have the GENERIC kernel kernel > installed, so you > won't run into missing drivers etc. Well, you can always trial-and-error it with kldload after the fact too usually, since the most basic drivers are very likely still a part of his kernel (ata and friends, pci bus, etc) > > But before you buy anything, look over the > motherboard's specs to see if > all the components are supported. > > > Athlon64 X2? You could also just backup your > data, > > Making a backup is always a good idea. :-) For sure. 300-500 gig USB hard drives are inexpensive enough nowadays that there's no excuse not to, and fast enough that they can save you a lot of time. I used one when upgrading from 6.2 to 7 and find myself leaving some not-often-used stuff like old movies and whatnot on it, freeing up more hard drive space anyway. - mdh ____________________________________________________________________________________ Looking for last minute shopping deals? Find them fast with Yahoo! Search. http://tools.search.yahoo.com/newsearch/category.php?category=shopping _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"