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32 or 64 bit

32 or 64 bit

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On an SGI.  How do you determine if the system has a 32 or 64 bit processor.

RE: 32 or 64 bit

Good Question?

The processor on SGI if its running Irix, one has to assume its 64bit because it uses MIPs Processor.

Intels Ittanium breed is 64bit Processor

and now AMD has launched the Opteron processor which supports 64bit and 32Bit at the same time, so if ur installint 64bit OS you have 64bit System if 32Bit OS then 32 bit system...

I am trying to get AMD Opteron and Linux8 64bit and run Maya5 on it...

I dont know if there is any command or during boot up you might get the info that this is 64Bit sys...

Hope this helps..

RE: 32 or 64 bit

Hi Jerome,

As CCSE007 said, if it is an SGI then you can be more or less sure that it is 64 bit.

As for running Maya.  I have an SGI Tezro and a Dual G5 running Maya 5.0 and i have seen an opeteron system running it aswell so i am sure that it can be done.

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