64 bit F7
mhaney at ercbroadband.org
Tue Jul 17 19:22:47 UTC 2007
Karl Larsen wrote:
> I have just learned a week or two ago that you can get a 64 bit
> kernel and load a 64 bit Fedora 7. I recall seeing the .iso and wondered
> what it was. Now I know it exists and causes no end of trouble! All the
> fixes and new applications come out 32 bit. They are all RPM files with
> i386 in the name.
> My question is why would anyone want to have an odd ball F7 with
> 64bit logic? It makes no sense to me.
Okay, you lost me. (and maybe only me) You just now found out the
Fedora comes in 64-bit form? For the most part anything you can get
with 32-bit you can get RPMs built for 64-bit. (Within some limits).
And the ones you can't get 64-bit (like flash, etc) you can run the
32-bit binaries without trouble. I run 64-bit on every machine and have
Recedite, plebes! Gero rem imperialem!
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