64-bit Kernel Question
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Mon Mar 9 04:26:47 UTC 2009
On 03/08/2009 07:41 PM, Petrus de Calguarium wrote:
> It really should run faster, shouldn't it? At least I will be using the CPU
> to it's full potential, and with programs made for it.
Yes, but you may need more memory.
I ran 64-bit Rawhide for a bit, but things were noticably slower:
A build would take over twice as long, because I ended up doing
With 32-bit Rawhide, 3GB of memory seems comfortable - I use very
little swap. With 64-bit Rawhide things are more sluggish.
I ended up replacing my 64-bit install with a 32-bit install.
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