|05-25-03, 02:01 PM||#1|
Join Date: May 2003
A question about the Nvidia driver
I wanted to know what is IA32 and AMD64 and IA64 whats the diffrence and it'll metter if I have amd processor ?
I have installed Mandrake 9.1
Last edited by WhitE_MagE; 05-25-03 at 02:09 PM.
|05-25-03, 08:05 PM||#3|
Join Date: Sep 2002
Yes. In addition, the IA64 is sometimes called the Itanium (or the Unobtanium, by people that don't like Intel... ).
IA32 is what you need to use, unless you've sunken big-bucks into your system on the processor alone.
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|05-26-03, 05:24 PM||#4|
Here are some 32-bit CPUs (IA32 = Intel's 32-bit architecture) to help clarify.
K6 / K6-2 / K6-3
Athlon or "K7"
Pentium / Pentium 2 / Pentium 3 / Pentium 4
It's a pretty safe assumption that you're not running an AMD Opteron (Very new CPU that can do both 64-bit and 32-bit modes). If there's any doubt, you can open up a console and type cat /proc/cpuinfo to get information on your processor. Look for the model name.
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