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earobinson111
20th July 2004, 04:52 AM
can anyone tell be the diference between FC2-x86_64-SRPMS-disc1.iso, FC2-x86_64-disc1.iso, FC2-i386-disc1.iso, and FC2-x86_64-SRPMS-disc1.iso???

ilja
20th July 2004, 04:55 AM
SRPMS are Source RPMs. The GPL Licence forces everyone to open and publish his source (that's why it's called open source). So Redhat does it by publishing the SRPMS CDs and files.

earobinson111
20th July 2004, 05:04 AM
thanks but what about x86_64 vs i386

Ned
20th July 2004, 05:16 AM
64-bit version as opposed to 32-bit (i386) version :)

Ned

earobinson111
20th July 2004, 05:19 AM
lol thanks sorry but that dosent tell me much i went for 64 but what is the difference?

ilja
20th July 2004, 05:20 AM
These are different Proccessor types. Most of the Pentium and Amd proccessors are i386 with 32 bit. And there is the new AMD 64 with 64 bit.

earobinson111
20th July 2004, 05:27 AM
ok thanks a lot