rhel-as 3U3 kernel on PE1850

pzero pzero at hotpop.com
Fri Oct 29 12:00:01 CDT 2004


On 10/25/04 8:17 PM, Stuart_Hayes at dell.com wrote:
> RHEL3 uses the "ia32e" kernel for the Intel processors, not the "x86_64"
> kernel (which is for the AMD processors).  There's only one ia32e
> kernel, and it supports SMP.  The x86_64 smp kernel is for AMD, which is
> why it won't work on the PE1850.

Do you still get the full power of the 64bit Intel CPUs when using the 
'ia32e' kernel?

I am running RHEL ES 3 U3 on a PE1850 with two CPUs.

Thanks.




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