64-bits platform question

Patrick Bowen pbowen at fastmail.fm
Wed Feb 21 20:07:22 UTC 2007

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 ???
> Any clues, thanks in advance.
> Cheers / Me.
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Did you use the amd64 isos for the installation?


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