Gary Jennejohn garyj at
Thu Aug 25 08:52:04 GMT 2005

"fhrsilveira at" writes:
>     Hi, I would ask you a question.. please could you tell me if AMD64
> signifies if I have a PC with AMD as a CPU, I could use it?

AMD64 means exactly what it implies - it is only for 64 bit CPUs.

> Well I saw something like port and platform. I know I could use i386
> to install in my
> PC, an AMD 800MHz.. so is it the same thing, I mean, when I had installed
> Linux OS in my system, I've always used i386. Is that the same for
> FreeBSD

With a CPU that old your only option is to install i386.

Gary Jennejohn / garyjATjennejohnDOTorg gjATfreebsdDOTorg garyjATdenxDOTde

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