[SATLUG] [RANT] Stuff not working

scs at worldlinkisp.com scs at worldlinkisp.com
Thu Jan 3 08:44:14 CST 2008

>>Ernest De Leon wrote:
>> unless you run an app that takes advantage of the
>> 64 bit architecture, i would just drop back to 32 bit
>>....64 gains you nothing unless you have 4GB+ of RAM 
>> or you have apps that are written to exploit 64 bit 
>> architecture.

> Doesn't matter.  If you boot up in a 64-bit world, as
> soon as the uP sees 32-bit code, it will revert to 
> 32-bit, and -not- go 'up'.
Yes, but it sure boots-up quick. Makes me wonder why
some distributions have separate 32 and 64 bit versions. 
Perhaps too many coders and not enough to do ?

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