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Re: amd 64 bit support

On Wed, 1 Oct 2003, Ron Johnson wrote:

> On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 04:37, Tom Allison wrote:
> > does Debian have package development for the new AMD 64-bit processor?
> It's a work-in-progress, targeting sarge.  There's a mailing list,
> if you're interested.
Amd recently came to my LUG and explained that the cpu has 3 diffent
modes: 32 only mode, 32/64 compat. mode and 64 bit mode. Basically 32 bit
apps will run in compat mode and should have some speed improvements. Also
the modes are per thread.

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