Re: Project Monterey

Kragen Sitaker (
Wed, 7 Apr 1999 17:47:10 -0400 (EDT)

Jim Whitehead asks:
> Perhaps it is the Intel 64-bit architecture support. Does Linux support 64
> bit systems yet?

Well, it doesn't support *Intel* 64-bit systems yet. Becaause there
aren't any. :)

Linux has supported 64-bit Alphas for years, and was the first 64-bit
Unix for the UltraSparc.

Intel has pledged to get 64-bit Linux working on Merced before it goes
out the door. There are rumored to be people working on this already
(Red Hat?) but nothing has been said for sure.

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