x86_64 as Fedora's primary platform

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at redhat.com
Mon Sep 27 20:12:15 UTC 2010

On Mon, 27 Sep 2010, Gregory Maxwell wrote:

> The Fedora web resources (e.g. http://fedoraproject.org/get-fedora )
> continue to promote i686 installs over x86_64, the result being that
> only a third of fedora users are on x86_64.
> When will the Fedora project begin recommending x86_64 as the
> preferred option on the relevant hardware?

FWIW, we have two measurements of x86_64 vs i686.

	65% i686
	35% x86_64

	70% i686
	30% x86_64


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