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Date:      Wed, 21 Feb 2007 15:00:54 -0500
From:      Kris Kennaway <kris@obsecurity.org>
To:        Aard Nerd <aard.nerd@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: 64-bits platform question
Message-ID:  <20070221200054.GA15382@xor.obsecurity.org>
In-Reply-To: <001501c755ef$cda7a810$9bd3dcc9@etecsad75a3279>
References:  <001501c755ef$cda7a810$9bd3dcc9@etecsad75a3279>

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On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 02:35:58PM -0500, Aard Nerd wrote:
> Hi list, as far as I know Intel 64 architecture (formerly known as Intel 
> Extended Memory 64 Technology, or Intel EM64T) enables 64-bit computing on 
> desktop when combined with supporting software. If I am right, 64-bit 
> computing (on Intel architecture) requires a computer system with a 
> processor, chipset, BIOS, operating system, device drivers and applications 
> enabled for Intel EM64T architecture. So I bought an ASUS P4P800-VM with a 
> 3.0GHz processor that supports Intel EM64T and 1Gb of Infineon PC3200 RAM 
> memory. The system is ok...so why I can't install BSD 64 bits with my 
> system ???

Because you inserted your windows 95 CD instead??? Seriously, give us
a hint here about what you did and what went wrong :)

Kris



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