FreeBSD 7.0: which distribution
ebbe.hjorth at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 04:57:09 PST 2008
2008/12/2 Pieter Donche <Pieter.Donche at ua.ac.be>
> 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 ??
I never googled it before, but 2 sec gave me
So use the amd64 ;)
>> 368 vs 372 is that the 64 bit is compiled for 64 bit, and uses a little
> what is "368 vs 372" ??
The size difference you talked about (368 vs 0.372)
>> / 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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