problem installing fedora 2 x86-64 on a intel xeon 64 bits
james at westexe.demon.co.uk
Mon Jul 12 12:11:36 UTC 2004
A while back (sorry - I've been on holiday), I wrote about Intel's new
AMD64-compatible 64 bit processors:
> Decoding Intel statements is often an artform.
Jeff Vian asked:
> So you are saying they are spinning it, masking the true capabilities?
> Or are they spinning it, trying to say it does something it doesn't. I
> am confused, and so I stick with AMD as a rock solid workhorse.
They're just not marketing all of it's capabilities. It's like
advertising an ADSL connection by merely advertising the download speed,
without mentioning the always-on capability that allows you to leave the
computer on all day and ssh in during lunch breaks to answer your
E-mail address: james@ | "Hardware simply does not work like the manual says
westexe.demon.co.uk | and no amount of Zen contemplation will ever make you
| at one with a 3c905B ethernet card."
| -- Alan Cox
More information about the users