On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 3:27 PM, Ergosky <powerg...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi. I want to download and start using FreeBSD but I've investigated about > the differences between the processors architecture. My processor has a i686 > architecture but there just seems to be a i386 full-arquitecture supported > by the OS. I want to know if there's a distribution optimized for my > processor's architecture to take full advantage of it's performance. Thanks > in advance for your response. > _______________________________________________ > <firstname.lastname@example.org> Acronym i386 is used for Intel processors and their equivalents ( for example , AMD ) in 32 bits mode . Acronym amd64 is used for Intel processors and their equivalents ( for example , AMD ) in 64 bits mode . Therefore , please check exact model of your processor whether it can use 64 bits mode or not . Then you may select a suitable distribution . More detailed information may be found in release notes for distributions . Thank you very much . Mehmet Erol Sanliturk _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"