It looks like the compatible models listed for the x86 and x64 versions of OMCI 188.8.131.52 are quite a bit different according to these URLs:
I wanted to verify that there is indeed a difference in which models are compatible rather than it just being a documentation error.
I see these models as compatible with x86 but not with x64:
Latitude 110LLatitude 120LLatitude 131LLatitude 2100Latitude 2110Latitude 2120Latitude ATG D630Latitude D400Latitude D410Latitude D420Latitude D430Latitude D500Latitude D505Latitude D510Latitude D520Latitude D530Latitude D531Latitude D600Latitude D610Latitude D620Latitude D630cLatitude D631Latitude D800Latitude D810Latitude D820Latitude D830Latitude E5400Latitude E5500Latitude X1Latitude XFR D630Latitude XTOptiPlex 160OptiPlex 160LOptiPlex 170LOptiPlex 210LOptiPlex 360OptiPlex 740OptiPlex 760OptiPlex FX160OptiPlex GX270 / GX270NOptiPlex GX280OptiPlex GX520OptiPlex SX270 / SX270NOptiPlex SX280Precision 360 / 360NPrecision 450Precision 650Precision M20Precision M50Precision M60
The disparity between lists is NOT because OMCI is different between architectures, but most likely because the models that are only on the 32-bit list are only supported by Dell on that architecture.
Appreciate the quick response Warren!
Ahh...Makes perfect since. I guess we don't have to worry about OMCI x64 if we won't be running a 64-bit OS on those models anyway. :)
I was just trying to plan out my SCCM Collections for deployment and wondered if I needed separate "model" filter for the two versions or not. Doesn't sound like that will be an issue.
We are only using x64 for Win7 and most of the incompatible models look old so they will most likely never get Win7x64 but some of them seem to be Win7 x64 capable (i.e. Latitude D830). So, can I assume that OMCI x64 will work fine on any model listed in either compatibility list as long as Win7 x64 can be installed on it?
It can't hurt to try since those older systems are out of support anyways!
Ahh.. tells you how old the systems are here then. :) Sounds like there aren't any technical reasons for the different "compatible" models then--just a difference in whether they are supported at all or for x64 by Dell. That's exactly what I was hoping to hear. As you said, we can always give it a shot. I just didn't want to waste my time if there was a known technical reason for the differences.
Thanks again Warren!