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Jethro Carr jethro.carr at jethrocarr.com
Tue Jan 8 22:37:55 NZDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-01-08 at 22:30 +1300, MDM Productions wrote:
> Evening, Team,
> More questions, sorry. Moved the important data from XP over to D:\ and 
> resolved to use the assisted partitioning offered by the Alternate 
> Install (for machines of little RAM) Xubuntu 7.10 Disk to tinker with 
> the Drive Overlay on C:\ and format 3Gb of it as FAT32 for an install. 
> Except that any attempt so far to access the live CD produces the message:
>  "CPU does not support long mode. Use a 32 bit distribution."
> Any ideas, please?
> Ta hard,
> John.

hi John,

are you trying to use the x86_64 bit version?

That will only work on the newer 64bit AMD and Intel CPUs.... your
computer is only 32bit and requires the i386/x86 version.


Jethro Carr


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