from 6.3 to 7.0, will this work?

Roland Smith rsmith at
Thu Mar 27 13:15:46 PDT 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 12:13:07PM -0700, mdh wrote:
> If you are running AMD64, then no it would not run on
> an Intel core2 duo based system.  Maybe consider an

Yes it would. The Core 2 duo chips support the amd64 instruction set.

Do make sure that you have the GENERIC kernel kernel installed, so you
won't run into missing drivers etc.

But before you buy anything, look over the motherboard's specs to see if
all the components are supported.

> Athlon64 X2?  You could also just backup your data,

Making a backup is always a good idea. :-)

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