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Old 01-28-2011, 12:42 AM   #1
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Can I use x86 linux distributions if i have an AMD QL-64 Processor?


Hello everyone, I was wondering if I would be able to use x86 linux distros with my 64 bit processor, or do I have to use the 64 bit version? Thank you!
 
Old 01-28-2011, 12:45 AM   #2
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Yes. You can absolutely run a 32-bit version of the OS on your 64-bit CPU. And, in fact, there are many good and compelling reasons to do so.
 
Old 01-28-2011, 12:55 AM   #3
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You can. I usually run 32bit kernel on my 64 bit processor. And I have not faced any performance issues till date. Even my server runs 32bit kernel.
 
Old 01-28-2011, 01:00 AM   #4
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Ah good then (; All is well. Thanks for the quick responses.
 
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