Question: which Installer?

Markus Kolb ubuntu-ml at
Tue Sep 28 12:49:51 UTC 2004

On 28.09.2004 13:52, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 01:53:00PM +0800, James Henstridge wrote:
>>On 28/09/04 13:40, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
>>>Yes, something along these lines.  Terms with good recognition are:
>>>i386: "IBM compatible", "PC", "Windows", "Pentium", "Athlon"
>>>powerpc: "Apple", "Macintosh", "PowerBook", "iBook"
>>>amd64: "Athlon64" (not much else yet, it seems...)
>>The other term used for x86-64 hardware that might be worth mentioning 
>>is "EM64T", which is used in the 64-bit Pentium 4 model names.  This is 
>>assuming that the amd64 version works on those systems ...
> I don't believe anyone's tested it, but it should work.

Isn't it a compatible extension to IA-32?
AMD calls it AMD64 and Intel calls it EM64T (Extended Memory 64 

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