Subject: Re: EM64T processors
To: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mark Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 02/12/2006 15:51:24
On 2/12/06, Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 12, 2006 at 10:17:18AM -0500, Mark Thomas wrote:
> > I'm looking at building a P4 system ( see quiet server thread ) and
> > I'm curious about the EM64T processors. Reading through the archives
> > it appears that I can run either i386 or amd64 with this processor. Is
> > this in fact the case?
> Yes. You might have various results depending on the hardware though.
> For example, I have an Intel motherboard in my office on which
> NetBSD/amd64 doesn't find any PCI bus. I haven't had time to fix the
> issue yet.
I'm not planning on running /amd64 at first but it would be nice to
have the processor "64bit ready" for the future.
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