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Dell 2850 & amd64?



Java on amd64 ? think you will have to go i386.

Claus Guttesen wrote:

>>The machine shall be a general utility system,
>>running email (cyrus) and 
>>web (apache), postgresql and php, some simple java
>>(tomcat).
>>Before I build all ports needed, is there anything I
>>need to set to make 
>>the ports build 64 bit? All I've done now is to get
>>the kernel built in 
>>64-bit mode. Is that enough to make all ports built
>>in 64 bit? Shall I set 
>>CPUTYPE to something? The CPUs are two Xeon, is that
>>p4?
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>I omitted CPUTYPE in /etc/make.conf. Other than that,
>you just have to check CPUTYPE in a shell.
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>>Is it even wise to use amd64? Is it stable enough?
>>Docs say so, but 
>>browsning this list gives me second thoughts?
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>I have a 2850 running postgresql, sometimes heavily
>loaded, but works like a charm besides that.
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>There is a description on how to get java working on
>this list (as far as I remember).
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>>Perhaps this is all FAQ and RTFM, but I've searched
>>the net a bit about 
>>this, couldn't find the right answers. Sorry, I'm
>>still a newbie in 
>>AMD64-land. :)=
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>The amd-port appears to be slightly faster than it's
>i386-cousin on same hardware.
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>Claus
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