Question about AMD64 and 64 bit installation

Oliver Grawert ogra at
Fri Nov 25 10:15:18 UTC 2005

On Fr, 2005-11-25 at 03:34 -0600, Hall family wrote:
> as the informational section on the amd packages explain, you should
> either use the K7 package ( handles future updates the best ) or k7-smp.
> I'm running an AMD 64 Semperon 2800 with the latest linux-k7 package
> ( it will automatically choose the extra restricted modules ) and it
> works great!
thats impressing,since k7 is specifically for the 32bit amd processors,
rather use the -k8 (64bit) or the -i386 (32bit) kernel :)

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