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Thu Oct 29 12:10:11 UTC 2009
On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 6:00 AM, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 04:44:42PM -0700, Kurt Buff wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 16:08, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> > > On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 11:02:37PM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
> > >> On Wed, 28 Oct 2009 14:48:46 -0700, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org>
> > >> > so: what is the URL to download the 8.0-PRE freebsd....?
> > >>
> > >> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386/ISO-IMAGES/8.0/
> > >> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/ISO-IMAGES/8.0/
> > >
> > > wait, i thought the duo core is 64bits. still 32?
> > This:
> > ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/ISO-IMAGES/8.0/
> > is indeed 64bit.
> Yes! but i bought the *Intel* 2-duo-core or whatever; not the
> AMD (aDvanced micro Devices) chip. Are these both bit by bit
> == ?? i mean, exactly--software-wise, the same??
> ps i knew the amd was an intel clone on the 32-bit level; not
> sure about the 64-bit chips... .
Intel licensed the AMD64 instruction set and they call it Intel 64 in their
Most free UNIX-like systems call the x86_64 releases AMD64 because thats
the correct name for the instruction set.
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