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[[!template id=port
port="amd64"
cur_rel="7.1"
future_rel="8.0"
pkg_rel="7.0"
changes_cur="7.0"
changes_future="8.0"
thumbnail="http://www.netbsd.org/images/ports/amd64/AMD_Opteron.gif"
about="""
NetBSD/amd64 is a port to the AMD64 family of processors; it
supports CPUs that implement the 64-bit x86
architecture. This covers all recent AMD and Intel models.

NetBSD/amd64 is a true 64bit operating system. Running
32-bit NetBSD/i386 binaries is supported as well; see
[[!template id=man name="compat_netbsd32" section="8"]].

The port was first committed to the NetBSD source tree as NetBSD/x86_64
on June 19th, 2001 and renamed to NetBSD/amd64 on April 26th, 2003.

The original work to do this port was done by Frank van der Linden at
<a class="ulink" href="http://www.wasabisystems.com/" target="_top">Wasabi Systems</a>, assisted by
<a class="ulink" href="http://www.amd.com/" target="_top">AMD</a>, who provided the simulator
(Simics VirtuHammer), pre-release hardware and access to a range
of Opteron hardware through the
<a class="ulink" href="http://developer.amd.com/" target="_top">AMD Developer Center</a>.

The port is fully functional. It has been tested on single-CPU and
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>,
it is a completely supported platform.
"""

]]
[[!tag tier1port]]

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