intel 64bit?

Odd iodine at runbox.no
Sat Jan 9 12:41:04 UTC 2010


Josef Wolf wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 04:05:44PM -0500, Rashkae wrote:
>> Josef Wolf wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> At http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-releases/9.10/ is stated, that the 64
>>> bit version is for AMD processors only.  So I am curious: how to install 64 bit
>>> for intel processors?
>>>
>>> Any hints?
>>>
>> Install the AMD64.  It's called AMD64 simply because AMD pioneered the
>> cpu design.  Some distros might refer to it as X86_64, both mean the
>> same thing, and work equally well on AMD and INTEL cpu's
> 
> Thanks for the clarification. Can somebody please add this clarification to
> the description of the iso mentioned above?

Why? It's already there, in the description:

AMD64 or EM64T architecture (e.g., Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon, Core 2)

FYI, Xeon and Core 2 are Intel processors. No need to add anything to that,
as it would be redundant.

-- 
Odd




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