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Re: x86-64 port of debian/linux

On Thu, 9 Jan 2003 12:54, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > Also IA64 although started many years before IA32-64 is no closer to full
> > use in the market.  Until you can get white-box machines containing a CPU
> > it really doesn't matter that much to the world.  IA32-64 is probably
> > closer to arriving on the main-stream market than IA64.
> It's x86-64, or properly Athlon64, not IA32-64. I wish I knew why it had
> become trendy to rename i386 to IA32.

IA32 is the term Intel uses.

You are correct that IA32-64 is a slang term however.

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