Jeremy Chadwick writes:
> Like I said, I don't run 64-bit OSes because I prefer compatibility.
> Believe me, the instant you run into some quirky problem with either the
> kernel or any of its subsystems, or a third-party program (from ports or
> otherwise), the first thing you'll be told is "it works for me on i386,
> have you tried i386?"

Absolute nonsense. FreeBSD is just as solid on amd64 as on i386, and
the people who do most of the kernel work in FreeBSD tend to have
up-to-date hardware (meaning Athlon64, Opteron, or Core 2).

Dag-Erling Sm=C3=B8rgrav -
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