[Centos] 64 bit support and 32 bit apps

Mon Nov 22 17:48:56 UTC 2004
Nels Lindquist <nlindq at maei.ca>

On 21 Nov 2004 at 21:19, Dave Augustus wrote:

> projected date on 64 bit support?

AMD x86_64 support was provided with the CentOS 3.3 release.  To my 
knowledge, there isn't an Itanium build.  No idea if/when one is 

> can you run a 32-bit app on a 64-bit OS ?

Depends on the CPU and the OS.  The AMD x86_64 CentOS (and RHEL) 
build will support 32-bit apps.
> I just a read a great article on the Opteron vs. Xeon argument at:
> http://www.samag.com/documents/sam0411b/

I thought Xeons were 32-bit...?

Nels Lindquist <*>
Information Systems Manager
Morningstar Air Express Inc.