Re: Shouldn't this work?
Lennart Sorensen(firstname.lastname@example.org) is reported to have said:
> On Mon, May 07, 2007 at 04:35:02PM -0400, Wayne Topa wrote:
> > I just purchased a set of DVD's to install Debian Etch (4.0) on my
> > system. I also got a Ubuntu Ver 6.06 AMD 64 DVD to see how a amd64
> > compared to the K7 I'm currently running.
> > Did I misunderstand somthing? I 'thought' I read that the Athlon
> > was a 64 bit processor. Am I wrong, again?
> Athlon 64 chips are 64bit. Athlon's were not (That is Athlon, Athlon
> XP, and such). Some Semprons are 64bit, some are not, depending on the
> model. Opterons are all 64bit.
> Certainly an old 1GHz chip isn't 64bit. An Athlon IS a K7. An Athlon
> 64 is a K8.
'If' I had read the anywhere I would not have goofed! I was sure that
I read somewhere that 'All Athlon's were 64 bit. I should have asked
Thanks guys! Now I have an excuse to get a new system! This box is
getting a bit weary anyway.
Documentation is the castor oil of programming. Managers know it must
be good because the programmers hate it so much.