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Re: Fedora 12 x86 DVD images



Sir Gallantmon wrote:

> Why not label it "x86_32" instead of i386? That is far less confusing
> and illustrates that it is 32-bit on the x86 architecture, since x86_64
> says it is 64-bit on x86 architecture. 

Because x86_32 is not an architecture name. You are just creating it from
x86_64.

32 bit is i386 or IA32.
64 bit is x86_64 or AMD64

(BTW, I would have preferred AMD64 to be more used for 64 bit, as AMD
should be given credit for the creation of the architecture, in contrast
to Intel which gave us the disaster called IA64).

-- 
   Roberto Ragusa    mail at robertoragusa.it


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