Re: Linux for x86 or Intel

yes itanium is dfferent as explained here
http://www.intel.com/products/server/processors/server/itanium2/
BUt itanium is adifferent chipset it is not part of  the 8086 processoer family 
.
it is a  64 bit processing architecture.
other than that intel is based on x86 chipset architecture
Fernando <fernandoluis@xxxxxxx> wrote:
if you check the 10g availability page 
(http://otn.oracle.com/software/products/database/oracle10g/ 
index.html), there is Linux for x86 and Linux Intel ITANIUM. They are 
not the same, the Itanium chip is Intel but NOT an x86.


On May 27, 2004, at 6:57 AM, Smith, Ron L. wrote:

> If x86 is a generic term for Intel and x86 (which is what I always
> thought) then why would there be two sets of Oracle release notes on 
> the
> same web page? One says it is for Intel and the other one is for x86?

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