AMD64_GENERIC make buildkernel issue

Neil Booth neil at
Sun Aug 23 06:01:02 PDT 2009

Jordan Gordeev wrote:-

> Neil Booth wrote:
>> Why is JG64 the correct file?  I used AMD64 last time IIRC.  Both just
>> say Dragonfly/AMD64 at the top.
> Use 'AMD64' kernel config file if it works for you.

I was hoping you'd explain the difference :)

>> Also this is not a crossbuild - why do I need all the above arguments?
>> It is an AMD64 SMP machine.
>> I did a buildworld without arguments - do I need to redo it?
> If you are building on amd64 you don't need to specify the cross-build  
> arguments.

I was confused with NetBSD - it's an amd64 CPU but I'm still using
and i386 kernel on Dragonfly.  Thanks.


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