[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: ia32e, er EM64T that is...



On Mon, 2004-09-06 at 19:11, Jesse Keating wrote:
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA1
> 
> What are the chances of getting an ia32e specific kernel in the x86_64 
> version of Fedora Core 3?  We're starting to ship Nacona based systems, 
> and we have always done Fedora Core pre-installs.  While the x86_64 
> kernel of FC2 works now, I thought it was in some sort of 'compatible 
> 64bit' mode rather than ia32e or em64t specific mode.
> 
> I guess a better question: With kernel 2.6, is there any need to have a 
> specific ia32e vs amd64 kernel?  Are all the differences worked out at 
> runtime and thus a non-issue?

it's all runtime. The extra amd64 instructions are patched in at runtime
no problem....

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: This is a digitally signed message part


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]