Annotation of wikisrc/ports/amd64.mdwn, revision 1.28

1.1       mspo        1: [[!template id=port
                      2: port="amd64"
1.26      martin      3: cur_rel="8.1"
1.24      martin      4: future_rel="9.0"
1.25      leot        5: pkg_rel="8.0"
1.26      martin      6: changes_cur="8.1"
1.24      martin      7: changes_future="9.0"
1.27      leot        8: thumbnail="//www.netbsd.org/images/ports/amd64/AMD_Opteron.gif"
1.2       mspo        9: about="""
1.8       dholland   10: NetBSD/amd64 is a port to the AMD64 family of processors; it
1.9       dholland   11: supports CPUs that implement the 64-bit x86
1.16      leot       12: architecture. This covers all recent AMD and Intel models.
1.3       mspo       13: 
                     14: NetBSD/amd64 is a true 64bit operating system. Running
1.21      sevan      15: 32-bit NetBSD/i386 binaries is supported as well; see
1.14      snj        16: [[!template id=man name="compat_netbsd32" section="8"]].
1.3       mspo       17: 
                     18: The port was first committed to the NetBSD source tree as NetBSD/x86_64
1.12      snj        19: on June 19th, 2001 and renamed to NetBSD/amd64 on April 26th, 2003.
1.3       mspo       20: 
                     21: The original work to do this port was done by Frank van der Linden at
1.28    ! cnst       22: <a class="ulink" href="http://web.archive.org/web/2002/http://www.wasabisystems.com/" target="_top">Wasabi Systems</a>, assisted by
1.3       mspo       23: <a class="ulink" href="http://www.amd.com/" target="_top">AMD</a>, who provided the simulator
                     24: (Simics VirtuHammer), pre-release hardware and access to a range
                     25: of Opteron hardware through the
                     26: <a class="ulink" href="http://developer.amd.com/" target="_top">AMD Developer Center</a>.
                     27: 
                     28: The port is fully functional. It has been tested on single-CPU and
1.14      snj        29: multiprocessor (SMP) Opteron configurations. Since the <a class="ulink" href="http://www.NetBSD.org/releases/formal-2.0/NetBSD-2.0.html" target="_top">release of NetBSD 2.0</a>,
1.3       mspo       30: it is a completely supported platform.
1.2       mspo       31: """
1.1       mspo       32: 
                     33: ]]
1.4       mspo       34: [[!tag tier1port]]

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