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Re: [SLE] 32 bit software on 64 bit
  • From: Andre Truter <andre.truter@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 16:55:45 +0200
  • Message-id: <173f0b9f0505300755708fb3ce@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 5/30/05, Carlos F. Lange <carlos.lange@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>
> From Dell's description of the powerEdge 1850:
> High performance for today and the future - Dual Xeon processors
> with EM64T support, teamed with DDR-2 Memory and PCI Express
> deliver outstanding performance for today's 32-bit applications
> as well as tomorrow's 64-bit applications.
>
> So, yes, you got a 64 bit machine.
>

Does this not mean the the box *can* support 64-bit CPU's (in future)
and that you can then run 64-bit apps (tomorrow), but today it is
32-bit?

The wording kind of sounds like you would be able to run 64-bit apps
on it in the future.

Sounds like a lot of marketing mumbo-jumbo.

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