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Old 12-12-2004, 11:30 AM   #1
LemonyZ
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Distro's Compatible with a Amd64 Machine


Hiya
Im wondering if anyone could help me!
ive got a amd 64bit machine and was wondering if my suse 8.2 pro is able to handle it or would i need to purchase their latest version or is their another distro which is as good.

Thanks To anyone who can help.
 
Old 12-12-2004, 02:12 PM   #2
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Due to the backward compatability of the AMD64, any distribution should theoretically install and work properly. I was running redhat 9 on an AMD64 machine for quite a while. The only disadvantage is that it will not be optimized for your hardware.
 
Old 12-12-2004, 03:08 PM   #3
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Brilliant thank You ;D
 
  


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