Annotation of wikisrc/ports/amd64.mdwn, revision 1.8

1.1       mspo        1: [[!template id=port
                      2: port="amd64"
1.7       mspo        3: cur_rel="6.0"
                      4: future_rel="7.0"
                      5: changes_cur="6.0"
                      6: changes_future="7.0"
1.2       mspo        7: thumbnail="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/amd64/AMD_Opteron.gif"
                      8: about="""
1.8     ! dholland    9: NetBSD/amd64 is a port to the AMD64 family of processors; it
        !            10: supports all other CPUs that implement the 64-bit x86
        !            11: architecture.  This includes both AMD and Intel models.
1.3       mspo       12: 
                     13: NetBSD/amd64 is a true 64bit operating system. Running
1.8     ! dholland   14: 32-bit NetBSD/i386 binaries is supported as well; see 
1.6       mspo       15: <a href="http://netbsd.gw.com/cgi-bin/man-cgi?compat_netbsd32+8+NetBSD-5.1+i386">compat_netbsd32(8)</a>.
1.3       mspo       16: 
                     17: The port was first committed to the NetBSD source tree as NetBSD/x86_64
                     18: on June 19th, 2001 and  renamed to NetBSD/amd64 on April 26th, 2003.
                     19: 
                     20: The original work to do this port was done by Frank van der Linden at
                     21: <a class="ulink" href="http://www.wasabisystems.com/" target="_top">Wasabi Systems</a>, assisted by
                     22: <a class="ulink" href="http://www.amd.com/" target="_top">AMD</a>, who provided the simulator
                     23: (Simics VirtuHammer), pre-release hardware and access to a range
                     24: of Opteron hardware through the
                     25: <a class="ulink" href="http://developer.amd.com/" target="_top">AMD Developer Center</a>.
                     26: 
                     27: The port is fully functional. It has been tested on single-CPU and
                     28: multiprocessor (SMP) Opteron configurations. Since the <a class="ulink" href="../../releases/formal-2.0/NetBSD-2.0.html" target="_top">release of NetBSD 2.0</a>,
                     29: it is a completely supported platform.
1.2       mspo       30: """
1.1       mspo       31: 
                     32: ]]
1.4       mspo       33: [[!tag tier1port]]

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