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Re: 64-bit Kernel Question



On Sun, 2009-03-08 at 12:38 -0600, Petrus de Calguarium wrote:
> I just tried to rpm -ivh kernel*x86_64.rpm and got the message:
> 
> "is intended for a x86_64 architecture"
> 
> I have lm and the processor is 64-bit capable, so what gives?

The lm flag just indicates that the CPU is capable of running in long
mode (64-bit mode). It does not actually imply that the kernel is
operating the CPU in that mode.

For that, you want "uname -a".

Regards,
Bryn.



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