View Full Version : [ubuntu] 11.04 server edition for Intel ?
June 15th, 2011, 06:52 AM
i was trying to download ubuntu-server 11.04
from here http://www.ubuntu.com/download/server/download
after i started to download it is named as "ubuntu-11.04-server-amd64.iso".
is this "ubuntu-11.04-server-amd64.iso" will work on Intel dual core 64 bit processor
(Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2200 @ 2.20GHz) ?
June 15th, 2011, 07:01 AM
Yes it will , amd64 is for all 64 bit x86 machine :)
June 15th, 2011, 04:10 PM
Yep, the 64-bit architecture is called AMD64 as AMD was the one that developed the original specification for it. They made it, so they got to name it. :)
The same architecture is often called x86-64 or x64 when people prefer a vendor-neutral name, but it's still one and the same specification so AMD64 works regardless of it the CPU is made by AMD, Intel or Via.
(Intel does have their own 64-bit architecture, IA-64, but that's only used on Itanium processors and isn't compatible with the x86 stuff.)
June 15th, 2011, 04:21 PM
...AMD was the one that developed the original specification for it.
They made it, so they got to name it. :)
Hey McDuck, you forgot a step :p
They made it, THEY LICENSED IT, so they got to name it. :)
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