FreeBSD 7.0: which distribution

Pieter Donche Pieter.Donche at
Tue Dec 2 04:31:41 PST 2008

If motherboad is Supermicro X7SBE XEON 3000 with 2 Quad core processors
Intel Harpertown E 5405 2.0Ghz 12M cache 1333FSB and 4 x 4Gb memory, what
distribution of FreeBSD 7.0 applies: i386 or ia64 ?

Why are the ISO's so different in size between i386 and ia64 (i386: 
disc1,2,3: 534, 728, 368Gb; ia64: 449Gb, 0,372 Gb, 0,372 Gb)

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