Re: Compiling Debs on AMD vs. Intel and 32bit vs. 64bit
* Wouter Verhelst <firstname.lastname@example.org>, [2007-03-16 15:10 +0100]:
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 07:14:27AM +0100, Adrian von Bidder wrote:
> > ... and just for completeness: x86_64 was the name the Linux kernel people
> > chose for AMD64. I don't know where the term came from, exactly.
> Both amd64 and x86_64 are names that AMD coined to describe the
> architecture. They changed their opinion at some point, I don't know
> which is the most recent name they chose.
According to wikipedia, x86-64 is the vendor-neutral term used to refer
both to AMD64 (AMD) and EM64T (Intel).