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Re: amd64 as default architecture

On 21/05/2012 08:45, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Mon, May 21, 2012 at 12:30:11AM +0100, Ben Hutchings a écrit :
>> On Sun, 2012-05-20 at 14:02 -0700, Josh Triplett wrote:
>>> I'd love to see that happen someday, but at the moment, new x86 systems
>>> still get sold that don't support 64-bit.  Notably, many low-power Atom
>>> processors still don't support 64-bit.
>> Right, though I think these are going into phones now, not netbooks.
> Fit-PC sells an excellent fanless mini-PC with an Atom Z510 that does not
> support 64-bit instructions.  It consumes 8 W according to the manufacturer,
> which is less than some Arm-based plug computers.  I am the happy owner of one
> of them and would be quite sad to have to replace it in two years in order to
> keep on using Debian Stable on my personal server.
> By the way, are there plans to drop the support of the i386 architecture with
> kFreeBSD as well ?

I thought we were discussing amd64 being the default architecture for new
installations, rather than the removal of the i386 architecture.

Kind regards,
Loong Jin

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