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Bug#412916: leo.garciablanco@gmail.com

On Wed, Feb 28, 2007 at 11:06:15PM -0000, peter green wrote:
> > I want to install the distribution debian for ia64 and when i 
> > restart de the PC with the "bootable" installation CD inside it 
> > does not work, the pc read from CD but the installation doesn't 
> > start. What can i do?. With the distribution for i386 it works perfectly. 
> The core 2 duo is not an ia64 processor. It is em64-t which is intels clone of amd64, therefore you should be using the amd64 version of debian.

Perhaps it'd be a good idea to make i386/amd64/powerpc links more visible
than the others to prevent confusion ?

I've even seen experienced sysadmins being confused by ia64/amd64.

Robert Millan

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