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Re: [SLE] SUSE Linux 10.1 - 32-bit or 64-bit
  • From: "David Bottrill" <david@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 12:31:57 -0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <41246.192.85.50.1.1148041917.squirrel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

Bryan J. Smith said:
> On Fri, 2006-05-19 at 07:22 +0000, David Bottrill wrote:
>> I installed from the X86_64 CDs thats all......
>> If you select Help > about it firfox it gives you the architecture. It
>> says IIRC i686 (X86_64).
>
> i686 = Pentium Pro, 32-bit (or 36-bit PAE)

So do you think then that (X86_64) means it's detected it's running on an
64bit O/S but is actually only a 32bit app?

Can any Suse techie comment on what architecture Firefox is complied for
on the 64bit CDs?


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