64-bits platform question

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Feb 21 20:00:56 UTC 2007

On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 02:35:58PM -0500, Aard Nerd wrote:
> Hi list, as far as I know Intel 64 architecture (formerly known as Intel 
> Extended Memory 64 Technology, or Intel EM64T) enables 64-bit computing on 
> desktop when combined with supporting software. If I am right, 64-bit 
> computing (on Intel architecture) requires a computer system with a 
> processor, chipset, BIOS, operating system, device drivers and applications 
> enabled for Intel EM64T architecture. So I bought an ASUS P4P800-VM with a 
> 3.0GHz processor that supports Intel EM64T and 1Gb of Infineon PC3200 RAM 
> memory. The system is ok...so why I can't install BSD 64 bits with my 
> system ???

Because you inserted your windows 95 CD instead??? Seriously, give us
a hint here about what you did and what went wrong :)


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