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Re: ia64

On Fri, 2006-11-10 at 21:57 -0800, Bill Wohler wrote:
> Frustrating. Why didn't the Debian developers stick with the more
> correct x86_64 nomenclature that the Linux kernel team uses?

I might be mistaken, but as far as I remember "amd64" is the name of the
architecture that AMD developed (like i386 was designed and thus named
by Intel).  "x86_64" is the extentions that make the CPU compatible with
the amd64 architecture.


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