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Re: Promoting i386 version over x86_64?



On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 1:35 AM, Jonathan Dieter <jdieter gmail com> wrote:
On Sun, 2009-11-22 at 00:52 -0500, Bill McGonigle wrote:
> On 11/21/2009 03:52 AM, Jonathan Dieter wrote:
> > FWIW, there is a syslinux module named ifcpu64 that will load different
> > kernels/initrds based on whether the cpu is 64-bit.
>
> Cool, do syslinux modules work in isolinux?  We could have a tiny 32-bit
> image on a 64-bit CD that would say, "sorry, you got the wrong CD".

They should; it's all the same project.  I think the the 64-bit kernel
already gives a sane error message when you attempt to run it on a
32-bit machine.

Jonathan


I wonder... Why can't we have 32-bit Linux able to run 64-bit applications? Mac OS X can do it.

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