LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 09-01-2005, 04:40 AM   #1
arkarkwin
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2005
Location: myanmar
Distribution: slackware 10
Posts: 16

Rep: Reputation: 0
will 32 bit os run in amd64 bit


Hi
I am a slackware user and I am using slackware 10 in amd xp 1800 .I was thinking about buying amd 64 bit and I wanted to if I could use slackware 10 in amd 64 bit just like in 32bit.I mean like I don't want to use 64 bit os yet!I just want to buy amd 64 bit.I know that the question seem so dump but I keep reading about ppl selling amd 64 bit window xp and at that time xp wasn't the 64bit edtion.So I want to know that if I could use amd64 just like amd 32 bit?I live in burma now,computer hardware are cheap so I gonna set up a new computer from scratch but there are not many people who can answer questions specially about linux.

Thanks in advance !
 
Old 09-01-2005, 05:01 AM   #2
phil.d.g
Senior Member
 
Registered: Oct 2004
Posts: 1,192

Rep: Reputation: 101Reputation: 101
yes, but 64 bit technology is relatively new so check the HCL lists that the chipsets of your chosen hardware are supported
 
Old 09-01-2005, 05:03 AM   #3
amosf
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: Australia
Distribution: Mandriva/Slack - KDE
Posts: 1,672

Rep: Reputation: 46
I'm running 32 bit Mandrake 10 on an AMD 64 - 2800+ right now. Don't want to go 64 bit just yet due to incompatibilities in some of the software I run... The 64 works just like a 32 bit machine... My 2800 is faster than an XP2400 even with 32bit OS for example.
 
Old 09-07-2005, 02:41 AM   #4
arkarkwin
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2005
Location: myanmar
Distribution: slackware 10
Posts: 16

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Thanks man !
Sorry for late reply ,it hard to get access to internet in my country.
Thansk
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Does linux 2.4 have support for AMD64 bit processors?? tuxfood Linux - Newbie 2 10-11-2005 11:51 AM
AMD64 run 32 bit mode javierj Linux - Newbie 1 04-14-2005 10:00 PM
How to install 32 bit libraries under AMD64 debian? ssobeht Debian 0 02-11-2005 11:14 AM
AMD64 Wi-Fi cards in 64 bit mode? Clark Bent Linux - Wireless Networking 0 11-06-2004 11:11 AM
compile 32-bit gdkglext on amd64 spuzzzzzzz Linux - Software 2 10-09-2004 03:29 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:14 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration