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Re: Differences betweem x86_64 and i686



Jeff Vian kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika lauantai, 28. 
lokakuuta 2006 22:29):
> On Sat, 2006-10-28 at 14:34 -0400, Mark Thomas wrote:
> >     I just installed FC6 on a Ferrari 3400 with no problems
> > so far. My question is about the differences between a
> > x86_64 and a i686 code. The Ferrari has a i686 and FC
> > expects an x86_64. It works, but am I on a train wreck
> > waiting to happen?
>
> Are you sure you installed the x86_64 distro?.  I don't
> believe that can be installed/booted on a system that does not
> have a 64 bit processor.

Acer Ferrari 3400 has a Mobile Athlon 64 3000+ processor: 
http://global.acer.com/products/notebook/fr3400.htm
It's a 64bit machine and x86_64 is the right version of Fedora 
for it.

-- 
 Markku Kolkka
 markku kolkka iki fi


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