On 2007-11-17 22:44, "Aryeh M. Friedman" wrote:
>Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>> On 2007-11-17 18:53, "Aryeh M. Friedman"
>> wrote:
>>> M. Warner Losh wrote:
>>>> You can run FreeBSD/i386 on amd64 boxes.
>>> All the different methods people have suggested to me for doing
>>> this has blown up.... also since I use a nvidia card it is almost
>>> pointless unless I can run the nvidia kernel module.

>>
>> That's odd.
>>
>> The laptop I'm typing this is amd64-capable, but installing from
>> the FreeBSD/i386 release CD-ROMs worked like a charm. Which
>> methods have you tried?

>
> With 4GB and a E6850 (P35/IHC9(R)) almost all the pci devices I had
> where reconized *EXCEPT* any nvdidia card under i386 this was
> instantly "fixed" as soon I switched to amd64.


Sorry, but I can barely parse the sentence above. Do you mean that you
_did_ installl i386, but it had issues? Or that you had an _amd64_
installation, but was forced to move back to i386?

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