PAE kernel problem on Dell PowerEdge 2950

Olivier Nicole on at
Wed Mar 11 05:32:37 PDT 2009


> > > why not simply use /amd64?
> > You mean he changes the CPU?
> All CPUs generally shipped from Dell anymore are 64bit capable.  Do you have
> the original specs (take the service tag, go to dell support -> warranty ->
> original system config) and paste that.  It gives chip IDs that we can use
> online to see if it's amd64 capable.

It seems that amd64 is not only for CPU's manufactured by AMD, but it
can be used on 64 bits Intels too.

Well I am just trying and so far it installed.

But that name amd64 is missleading, to say the least.



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