Subject: Re: xen3 on amd64
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Darrel <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/15/2007 12:26:28
On Sat, 15 Sep 2007, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 11:43:14PM -0400, Darrel wrote:
>> Hopefully, this is the correct list for my question.  Currently, I am
>> experimenting with Solaris, NetBSD, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD, so probably have
>> not spent enough time researching the politics of mailing lists- but I
>> have subscribed to this one for the moment.
>> I have plans to follow these wiki instructions:
>> To prevent my train from getting lost, does anyone have a warning about
>> attempting this on dual-processor amd64?
> Exept that you'll have to use the i386 port and not amd64 (NetBSD/Xen has
> not been ported to amd64 yet) it'll be fine. Because this is i386, you'll
> be limited to about 3GB of physical RAM (more ram won't cause problems,
> it'll just won't be used).
>> I assume XFree86 is "required"
>> to make xen3 work here?  If not, I would rather not install the graphical
>> interface.
> No, X isn't required.

Thanks, Adam and Manuel.