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Old 01-30-2006, 06:53 PM   #1
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how to determine cpu bit 32 or 64


Hello

how can I determine if the cpu on my server is 32bit or 64.

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Old 01-30-2006, 07:06 PM   #2
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type the command arch

This gives me x86_64, I'd guess if it's 32 bit it would be just x86
 
Old 01-30-2006, 07:11 PM   #3
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I get i686 what des this mean
 
Old 01-30-2006, 07:15 PM   #4
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It's a 32bit processor. Specifically it's a pentium, I think pentium 2 or newer, but don't remember for sure.
 
Old 01-30-2006, 07:16 PM   #5
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Type ' cat /proc/cpuinfo ' to see what it is.

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