[kwlug-disc] 64bit installs

Gary Walsh gwalsh at notw.ca
Tue Dec 21 19:22:21 EST 2010


On Tue, 2010-12-21 at 18:51 -0500, Insurance Squared Inc. wrote:
> After my new computer purchase a few weeks ago, upgrading to 4 gigs of 
> ram and some shiny DDR 3 and a 64 bit processor, I figured I'd best get 
> into a 64 bit OS.  So I installed a current version of Mandriva 64bit.
> 
> The experience was an epic fail.  I've put my wife's computer back to 32 
> bit mandriva and I'm in the process of reverting mine to 32 bit as well.

I am running 64-bit Mandriva on a Shuttle AMD system and everything
works fine.  FYI, it is possible to run 32-bit binaries on Mandriva
64bit as it is actually a hybrid 64/32 bit system.


-- 
Gary




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