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Date:      Tue, 14 Aug 2012 11:40:07 -0400
From:      Jerry McAllister <jerrymc@msu.edu>
To:        Rich <rgoeken1@verizon.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Which Release
Message-ID:  <20120814154007.GA66165@jerrymc.net>
In-Reply-To: <502A368A.1030502@verizon.net>
References:  <502A368A.1030502@verizon.net>

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On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 07:29:14AM -0400, Rich wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I was looking around and decided that I would try BSD.  However, I am 
> having a problem determining which release will work for me.   I have a 
> Intel Quad CPU Q6600, 64-bit.    So the AMD64 is out, the i386 is out, 
> and here I bog down,  Can you please help?

Due to a weird piece of history, the FreeBSD version for Intel 64 bit
is called AMD64  (as well as for AMD chips).

////jerry   

> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> Rich Goeken
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