Re: from 6.3 to 7.0, will this work?

2008-04-15 Thread Frank Bonnet
Tsu-Fan Cheng wrote: forgot to mention, i am running i386 version, after finding out that lots of ports still not supported well under amd64 arch... TFC On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 3:13 PM, mdh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well ... it appears something goes wrong at install time for the machine and

Re: from 6.3 to 7.0, will this work?

2008-04-15 Thread Frank Bonnet
Frank Bonnet wrote: Tsu-Fan Cheng wrote: forgot to mention, i am running i386 version, after finding out that lots of ports still not supported well under amd64 arch... TFC On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 3:13 PM, mdh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well ... it appears something goes wrong at install

from 6.3 to 7.0, will this work?

2008-03-27 Thread Tsu-Fan Cheng
Hi, I am thinking upgrading my hardware to core2 duo to enjoy fbsd 7.0, my old 6.3 runs on amd64 3400+. If I just buy a new m-board+core 2 cpu, can my old installation boot up the system, and then allow me to recompile kernel and stuff? I thought about getting a new drive too to do a fresh

Re: from 6.3 to 7.0, will this work?

2008-03-27 Thread Daniel Gerzo
Hello Tsu-Fan, Thursday, March 27, 2008, 7:43:27 PM, you wrote: Hi, I am thinking upgrading my hardware to core2 duo to enjoy fbsd 7.0, my old 6.3 runs on amd64 3400+. If I just buy a new m-board+core 2 cpu, can my old installation boot up the system, and then allow me to recompile

Re: from 6.3 to 7.0, will this work?

2008-03-27 Thread Tsu-Fan Cheng
forgot to mention, i am running i386 version, after finding out that lots of ports still not supported well under amd64 arch... TFC On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 3:13 PM, mdh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- Tsu-Fan Cheng [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I am thinking upgrading my hardware to

Re: from 6.3 to 7.0, will this work?

2008-03-27 Thread mdh
--- Tsu-Fan Cheng [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I am thinking upgrading my hardware to core2 duo to enjoy fbsd 7.0, my old 6.3 runs on amd64 3400+. If I just buy a new m-board+core 2 cpu, can my old installation boot up the system, and then allow me to recompile kernel and stuff? I

Re: from 6.3 to 7.0, will this work?

2008-03-27 Thread Roland Smith
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. Do make sure that you have the GENERIC kernel kernel installed,

Re: from 6.3 to 7.0, will this work?

2008-03-27 Thread Kevin Sanders
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 12:13 PM, mdh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- Tsu-Fan Cheng [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I am thinking upgrading my hardware to core2 duo to enjoy fbsd 7.0, my old 6.3 runs on amd64 3400+. If I just buy a new m-board+core 2 cpu, can my old installation

Re: from 6.3 to 7.0, will this work?

2008-03-27 Thread mdh
--- 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