kernel designations terminology confusion -- amd64 used for into
erich at apsara.com.sg
Fri Aug 7 00:08:41 UTC 2009
On 06 August 2009 pm 19:07:12 Erik Trulsson wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 06, 2009 at 05:18:09PM +0800, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> > On 06 August 2009 pm 16:40:41 Mark Stapper wrote:
> > > Erich Dollansky wrote:
> > > > IA 64? Wans't this once - or still is - the term used for
> > > > the Itanium?
> > >
> > > The one that didn't stick... indeed.
> > do they really sell machines with this CPU in numbers?
> Wikipedia article on Itanium, Intel manufactures around 200,000
even for a 'RISC' CPU, this number seems very low to me.
> > I have not seen one in the wild.
> Not surprising since the Itanium is mainly used in the kind of
> high-end server systems that us ordinary people rarely see and
> certainly can't afford to buy.
I see Sun and IBM machines in places where the Itanium should fit.
Some moved away from HP to avoid the Itanium.
I know, USD 1 000 000 or more is not what normal people pay for a
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