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Re: sarge netinst cd not bootable in ia64

david medberry <med@hp.com> writes:

> On Fri, 2005-07-22 at 08:53 +0200, Jens Krause wrote:
>> Hallo,
>> I need your help: I have a Dell PowerEdge 2800 that has an Intel 64 bit
>> architecture (Xeon)
> IA64 is Itanium processor--not Xeon.  You need to be using the amd64
> version of debian (which does support the 64 bit Intel processor).
> See http://wiki.debian.net/?DebianAMD64Faq and
> Q: Is this port only for AMD 64-bit CPUs?
> A: No. "amd64" is the name chosen by AMD for their 64-bit architecture.
> Before release, it was called "x86_64", and some distributions continue
> to use this name. Intel refers to its x86_64 instruction set CPUs as
> "EM64T". The architecture is still the same, and Debian amd64 will run
> on AMD and Intel x86 processors with 64-bit support. In honor of the
> inventing company, AMD, Debian uses the name amd64. 
> for details.

Maybe it would help if http://cdimage.debian.org/ would actualy
contain links to the amd64 images. People probably search and search
and the only thing they see that even partly matches is ia64.


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