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Re: Promoting i386 version over x86_64?



On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 12:20:28PM +0100, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> On Wednesday, 09 December 2009 at 22:11, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > > Actually, x86_64 is an AMD invention (originally called AMD64)
> > > and is called EM64T by Intel. The only "Intel 64" I can think of
> > > is IA64, i.e. Itanium (called "Itanic" by some).
> > 
> > EM64T was renamed to Intel 64 eons ago.
> 
> Call me a dinosaur, then. ;)
> I stand corrected.
> 

Easy mistake to make considering it started as CT, then was IA-32e, then
EM64T, and finally Intel 64.  All of them refer to the same thing at some
point.

Justin


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