64 bit Erlang on Opterons?
Wed Jul 28 09:33:36 CEST 2004
Kostis, you're a star! Thanks, I owe you a beer at the very least! Maybe
in Stockholm in September, if I get my life/work in order.
If you don't hear anything more from me, you'll know the port works for me too :-)
On Wed, 28 Jul 2004 09:23:59 +0200 (MEST)
Kostis Sagonas <> wrote:
> Peter-Henry Mander <> wrote:
> > I've a dual AMD Opteron machine at my disposal, and I wonder if Erlang
> > compiled from source will be able to take advantage of its 64 bit
> > capability. I suspect that HiPE is not (yet) capable of using it, but
> > will the virtual machine be 64 bit, and how do I verify it is actually
> > working with 64 bits?
> Actually, HiPE *is* available for AMD64 machines. (We have not
> advertized this much since we have been quite busy lately.)
> Get the
> snapshot from
> compile it, and you will see something like:
> Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.4 [64-bit] [source] [hipe]
> when you start the system. We are not aware of any problems in the port.
> A paper describing the internals of the port, titled "HiPE on AMD64",
> will be presented at this year's ACM Erlang Workshop and is available
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