On Sun, 2006-04-16 at 10:14 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote: > On Sunday 16 April 2006 09:43, Bill Polhemus wrote: > >Gene Heskett wrote: > >> Greetings; > >> > >> What in hell does it take to actually install the x86-64 version of > >> FC5 on an hp lappy? > > > >Is x86_64 appropriate for an AMD 64-bit processor? I thought there was > > a distinction between Intel and AMD for 64 bits. > > I don't know for sure, but since it ran long enough to get as far as it > did, IMO that has little or nothing to do with the real error. The > real error was the inability to open setup-2.5.49-1 during the install. FWIW, FC5 x86_64 installed like gravy on my AMD 3800+. Haven't had a lick of trouble with it. Maybe your install media is bad?