[CentOS] Silly question x64 vs i386

Scot P. Floess sfloess at nc.rr.com
Wed Dec 16 20:18:29 UTC 2009


Hey thats an interesting bit of trivia - thanks :)  Large memory - bah - 
this silly machine maxes out at 4 GB...

On Wed, 16 Dec 2009, John R Pierce wrote:

> Scot P. Floess wrote:
>> Its a Dell Pentium D - basically x86_64 but does not support hardware
>> virtualization.  Its a Dell Poweredge SC430 if that helps???
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> I believe those were a pair of the P4 "Prescott" chips in a single
> package, and pretty much what I said, 64bit works, but there's little
> point in it unless you have a need for the large memory.
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