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Re: x86-64 port?



On Fri, Sep 06, 2002 at 04:42:18PM -0700, Andy MacKay wrote:
> Please excuse the dumb question if this is documented somewhere or has
> already been discussed, but are there plans to have a Debian port for
> the AMD "Hammer" family (the ones implementing x86-64).  Bdale included
> a reference to a port for this chip in a post to debian-devel-announce
> back in May:
> 
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2002/debian-devel-announce-200205/msg00007.html
> 
> ... but searching of the Debian mailing lists (with a little bit of
> Google searching thrown in for variety) found nothing else.

I'm sure it will happen.  I'll be working on x86-64 as soon as I have the
silicon, though as I intend not to be an extremely early adopter (I'll
wait a few months for people to find and debug things like AGP issues), I
expect the arch will already be in the main archive.

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