FreeBSD 7.0: which distribution
Pieter.Donche at ua.ac.be
Tue Dec 2 04:50:29 PST 2008
On Tue, 2 Dec 2008, Ebbe Hjorth wrote:
> All new XEON cpus are 64-bit spo use the 64 bit freebsd version.
So this would point to "ia64" distribution?
But clicking op www.freebsd.com/where.html - Hardware notes/View
tells for ia64: Currently supported processors are Itanium and Itanium2
There nothing about Intel XEON ??
> 368 vs 372 is that the 64 bit is compiled for 64 bit, and uses a little more
what is "368 vs 372" ??
> / Ebbe
> 2008/12/2 Pieter Donche <Pieter.Donche at ua.ac.be>
>> 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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