Ubuntu for 64-bit Intel Xeon 3 ghz

Patrick Siglin poison at list.memphistw.org
Sat Apr 1 04:06:56 UTC 2006

Matthew R. Dempsky wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 31, 2006 at 09:39:57PM -0600, Patrick Siglin wrote:
>> Matthew R. Dempsky wrote:
>>> You want the amd64 version.
>> Really even on a XEON?
> Yes, amd64 is just an architecture name.  Just like you use the i386 
> architecture on an Athlon XP or Cyrix system, even though the i stands 
> for Intel.
> (He'll probably want to install the linux-image-amd64-xeon kernel 
> package though.)
You learn something new everyday. I would have thought that the amd64 
version was written to take advantage of the 64bit AMD's and not the 
intel. I guess that the way they work is about the same? I was 
considering getting an Intel duo core setup. What is the optimal 
installer for that setup?

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