> IA64 is itanium, its 64 bit only and the processor does not
> understand x86 instructions.
>> You can only install a distribution that has been compiled
> for IA64. The kernel should fail to boot.
>> Are you sure you haven't confused this with the IA32e (aka
> EM64T) processors? which are 64bit x86 processors from intel?
>> They can run i386 code quite happily.
>This is a Xeon processor in the bottom-of-the-line rack-mountable SC 1425
Dell PowerEdge server, and I think you're right, it's an EMT64. Dunno where
I got the idea it was IA64 into my head.
> btw, why would you only want replies off list.
>I'm not on the list.
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