> On Wed, 5 Aug 2009 14:14:49 +0100 > > David Southwell <da...@vizion2000.net> wrote: > > Hi every one > > > > My understanding is that one uses the amd64 for building a kernel for > > systems with Intel Quad Core processors. > > > > It is helpful when naming conventions follow a logical strand. I mean > > why does freebsd use a single manufacturer's name to represent a > > genre? > > The time to complain about that was when they put the "i" in i386. Yep I tried to email intel to tell them using uucp on my unix system from a Sirius on an 8086 but intel were not on email at the time!!!
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