Well I just got an email back from the manufacturer of the AMD64 laptop I wanted to buy. Im not sure how it works when switching 64 to i386, but they say it's not supported in the BIOS(I assume this is where it is suppose to be changed) So now I come to a cross roads: 1. Buy a 1.7 Centrino 2. Buy a P4 2.8GHz w/ HT 3. Buy the AMD64 laptop
What is the state of the AMD64 version of BSD? Other than that im leaning toward the 1.7GHz Centrino, but I hear a lot of problems with FreeBSD working right with Centrino, is this correct? What are the issues? -----Original Message----- From: Brooks Davis [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 6:29 AM To: Kenneth Culver Cc: Michal Pasternak; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Remi; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; David O'Brien Subject: Re: AMD64 vs i386 for FreeBSD On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 06:03:52PM -0400, Kenneth Culver wrote: > So far my athlon 64 3200+ has been one of the coolest running > processors I've ever owned... although I've never used it in a laptop, > my friend's p4 2.8 is running a lot hotter... Yes, current AMD64 CPUs are fairly lower power even without the low-power models. We're seeing 1U dual Opteron boxes running at less then 100F under load. -- Brooks -- Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE. PGP fingerprint 655D 519C 26A7 82E7 2529 9BF0 5D8E 8BE9 F238 1AD4 _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"