On 7/16/08, Eitan Shefi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I have a host with FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE (64 bit) installed.
> How do I check the host's architecture ?
>
> When I run: "uname -m"
> the output is: "amd64"
>
> When I run: "sysctl -a | less"
> and search for: "CPU"
> I see that:
> "hw.model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU            5140  @ 2.33GHz
> ...
> hw.machine_arch: amd64"
>
> So, is this host's architecture is:
> Intel or AMD
>

Your architecture is AMD64 that is, in fact kind of standard
(http://www.x86-64.org/), but other CPU vendors as Intel implement
that set of instructions.


> I'm confused about it.
> Can someone help ?
>
>
> Thanks,
> Eitan
>
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