is this Intel CPU ok for 7.2 AMD64?

Ross Cameron abalour at
Thu Oct 15 14:16:09 UTC 2009

On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 3:13 PM, Len Conrad <lconrad at> wrote:

> Does it matter whether I run IA64 or AMD64 in the above Dell 1850?

You wont even et IA64 booting as that is a compilation for Itanium

For the 64bit enabled Xeon processors Intel licensed the AMD64 instruction
    Therefor the correct distro to use on this machine would be AMD64 or
i386 if you have a need to run 32bit software.

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