[CentOS] 64 bit aware CPU

Victor Padro vpadro at gmail.com
Mon Jun 30 18:18:00 UTC 2008


On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 12:51 PM, Tom Brown <tom at ng23.net> wrote:

> I dont think it is but would the following CPU be able to take a 64 bit
> version of CentOS ?
>
> processor    : 0
> vendor_id    : GenuineIntel
> cpu family    : 15
> model        : 2
> model name    : Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.40GHz
> stepping    : 7
> cpu MHz        : 2401.247
> cache size    : 512 KB
> physical id    : 3
> siblings    : 2
> core id        : 3
> cpu cores    : 1
> fdiv_bug    : no
> hlt_bug        : no
> f00f_bug    : no
> coma_bug    : no
> fpu        : yes
> fpu_exception    : yes
> cpuid level    : 2
> wp        : yes
> flags        : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic mtrr pge mca cmov
> pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe cid xtpr
> bogomips    : 4799.31
>
> thanks
>
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You should see this first:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X86-64#History_of_Intel_64
then:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_Xeon
also:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_Xeon#Xeon_.28DP.29_.26_Xeon_MP_.2864-bit.29

cheers.
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