amd64 on Asus K8V SE Deluxe

Mikhail P. miha at
Sat Oct 2 12:00:47 PDT 2004

On Saturday 02 October 2004 18:48, Alex D'Elia wrote:
> pcm0: <VIA VT8237> port 0xc800-0xc8ff irq 22 at device 17.5 on pci0
> pcm0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> pcm0: <Analog Devices AD1980 AC97 Codec>

That's good.

> now one last issue for me, is the Linux compatibility, but I think
> that must be a problem, as it seems that the emulation works
> only for i386 archs ! mhh !!

Yes, that's the issue with linux compatibility on amd64..
It seems like you'll be using computer as desktop, so I would suggest that you 
switch to 32bit mode - it will be still (almost) as fast as in 64bit - and 
install i386 distribution. That way you will have much less issues with 

I'm using my amd64 server solely as dedicated SQL server, so 64bit mode is not 
issue for me, but only a gain in speed.

> Regards,
> alex


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