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Re: Debian for x86-64 (AMD Opteron)

Michael Banck <mbanck@debian.org> writes:

>> Anything to do with the ability to mix-and-match 32 and 64-bit code in this 
>> processors?
> Yes.

Is there a reason for mixing 32 and 64 bits ? Isn't it just a feature
included in the processor because other proprietary operating systems
(and all the software) cannot be changed fastly to 64 bits ?

Why don't we consider the x86-64 as beeing a 64-bits-only architecture


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