[nSLUG] Software Freedom Day

Hatem Nassrat hnassrat at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 21:58:28 ADT 2009


On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 5:02 PM, Ian Campbell <ian at slu.ms> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 10:17:35AM -0300, Michael Gillie wrote:
[...]
>> may seem slightly retarded coming from an IT guy, but I want to harness the
>> 64bit power. Is it safe to assume that the AMD64 version will work safely?
>
> Yes, but unless you need the extra address space (ie have >4GB ram or
> processes that need >2GB each) or have one of the few workloads that
> benefits from 64bit, there's likely no real point.
>
> It may even make things worse.

How would it make things worse?

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Hatem Nassrat



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