64 bit Intels?

Troy Baer troy at osc.edu
Mon Apr 22 06:32:41 PDT 2002

On Fri, 19 Apr 2002, Todd Henderson wrote:
> We are currently specing out a new cluster and since we have a corp. agreement with one of the big pc vendors, I
> thought I'd contact them.  They claim that the P4 Itanium is 64 bit, only in the 733 and 800 mhz speeds.  Is
> Linux on Intel 64 bit for these processors?

The Itanium isn't a P4 derivative; it's a totally different architecture
that is in fact 64-bit.  Linux on them is 64-bit clean AFAIK.

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