Ryan Coleman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> Ryan Coleman wrote:
>>> I'm full of questions, I know... And I haven't been googling well lately 
>>> but there seem to be a lot of you with a lot of knowledge and you're 
>>> willing to share (as am I).
>>> This machine is running a D2C E4600 which (as I understand) is a 64-bit 
>>> cpu, but I'm running fBSD 6.3 which is *not* 64-bit? Might this have 
>>> anything to do with the crashes? Is there a stable 64-bit version of fBSD 
>>> I should install? Will it upgrade the 32-bit or should I go from scratch?
>> 6.3 supports 64-bit amd64-compatible CPUs, and stability is on par with 
>> the 32-bit version.  Besides which, amd64 CPUs are full backwards 
>> compatible when run in 32-bit mode, so this is not the source of your 
>> problems.
>> Kris
> But will it upgrade or do I have to strike the current install and go again?

An upgrade may be possible, but a new installation is "recommended".  Search 
the archives at http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-amd64/ for context.

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