[Mageia-discuss] 32 or 64 ?

David W. Hodgins davidwhodgins at gmail.com
Sun Oct 16 20:46:13 CEST 2011

On Sat, 15 Oct 2011 11:07:50 -0400, Renaud (Ron) Olgiati <renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org> wrote:

> Given an box, with no OS installed, what would be the simplest/easiest way for
> a non-expert user to know whether it is 32 bits or 64 bits ?

Boot a live or install cd/dvd, and check /proc/cpuinfo for the
lm (long mode) flag.


Regards, Dave Hodgins

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