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    64 bit, dual core?


    Does Slackware know how to use a dual core processor? And can you get 64 bit versions?

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    Yes, if it is using a SMP kernel. And IMO you don't really need a 64 bit version of Linux
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    Juan is correct, however if you are interested in a 64 bit slackware slamd64 is what you are looking for. http://www.slamd64.com/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Juan Pablo
    Yes, if it is using a SMP kernel. And IMO you don't really need a 64 bit version of Linux
    Could you please explain how to use SMP and IMO to run backtrack into my amd x2 64 dual core. as Iam very new in linux. many thanks.

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    Nowadays most distros have SMP-enabled kernels by default, so you shouldn't have to worry about that.
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    or better yet, you can use bluewhite64

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    and IMO means "In my opinion" . . . .
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    Smile Thanks

    Thank for the info I just wanted to know.

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