[Vm-dev] AMD64 VM on FreeBSD?

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Mon Jun 6 07:57:49 UTC 2011

On Sun, 5 Jun 2011, Lawson English wrote:

> Hi, I have an AMD64 box running FreeBSD 8.2.  I read the discussion between 
> David Lewis and Randal Schwartz on the vm-dev list about getting the Squeak 
> VM runnong on AMD64 but I don't know FreeBSD well enough to compile  it 
> myself. Does anyone have a working VM (any old version will do)? We have just 
> brought up a a FreeBSD server and find that we can't run any squeak VM on it, 
> period.

Every x64 CPU can run x86 programs, so you _can_ use the existing VMs. I 
guess you're running a 64-bit OS, so you'll have to install 32-bit 
libraries to use 32-bit VMs.


> I DO know how to use the ports collection, but the only versions available 
> are ix86 and we need AMD64.
> Thanks.
> Lawson

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