[GE users] Why is 64 bit Intel platform using lx24-amd64 grid engine code?

olesen Mark.Olesen at emconTechnologies.com
Thu Mar 19 10:26:29 GMT 2009

> When installing the execd software, it asked for the 64 bit versions
> of the software.  Strangely they require the AMD 64 bit software and
> not the Intel 64 bit software as expected.

> # uname -a
> Linux stg-dell31 #1 SMP 2008-12-18 10:17:03
> +0100
> x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> When I run qhost, I see: lx24-amd64

This is correct - everything is fine and you should not expect any

GridEngine reports amd64 for the Intel EMT64 (x86_64) architecture since
AMD was there first.

Don't get confused with the IA64 architecture - that is the Itanium,
which you don't have.


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