On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 11:44 AM, Florian Philipp
> Am 30.06.2010 18:25, schrieb Paul Hartman:
>> On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 10:38 AM, James <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Well, there are lots of local sales on laptops.
>>> It's been a few years and much has changed (that I'm not up on
>>> with boot CDs). Naturally, I'd like gentoo/kde on a boot
>>> cd, but then there are different images for AMD and intel arches.
>> Not AMD and intel arches, just 32-bit and 64-bit instruction sets.
>> "amd64" is what gentoo calls their x86_64, x64, whatever, it will work
>> on any modern intel CPU since the Pentium4. Unless you're looking at
>> ancient laptops amd64 is the one you want.
> You forget about Intel Atoms which are still partly i686 flavored. Of
> course, this point is mostly mood because these systems don't usually
> come with an optical drive.
I don't think of laptops having Atom, more netbooks/mobile device.
But you are right, of course.