Re: Byte article - 64 bit Unix

H. Peter Anvin (
26 Oct 1996 01:45:28 GMT

Followup to: <>
By author: Rob Glover <>
In newsgroup:
> Linux probably wasn't mentioned because Linux isn't 64-bit <jeez i hope
> i'm right so i don't get flamed ;>

Consider yourself flamed. Linux is most certainly 64-bit on the
Alpha. Currently there is no support for either Sparc64 nor MIPS64;
that tends to be more difficult since you also want backward
compatibility with the 32-bit versions.


Not speaking for Transmeta in any shape, way, or form.