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Re: [SLE] Novell Unwraps New Version Of Linux
  • From: Brad Bourn <brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 15:54:47 -0700
  • Message-id: <200503161554.47366.brad@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
If I'm understanding your question correctly,

I think what you looking for is this

The new version will include BOTH 32 & 64 bit versions.

The 64 has 2 options and will only go onto 64 bit machines, either intel or
amd

32 will install on 64 (after warning you), not the other way around.



B-)


On Wednesday 16 March 2005 03:49 pm, Doug McGarrett wrote:
> I assume that this is a 32-bit version that _will run_ on
> 64-bit processors. There's no magic in that. But was this
> intended to mean that there is an OS _designed_ for 64-bit
> processors, that will somehow run on 32-bit processors? That's
> something I hadn't heard of before. (I'm not a programmer,
> so maybe that's a common thing, but it sounds kind of far out,
> to me.)
>
> Someone please enlighten me.
>
> --doug
>
>
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