[BALU] 64 bit systems

Mr. Panzer panzermkz at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 7 10:12:18 CDT 2007

notice he say NEW.  very easy to get old non 64bit stuff.

/me adds dual 64bit proc workstation with more then 4gig of ram to wishlist.


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>From: Jim Vines <jgoodguy at charter.net>
>Reply-To: members at lists.bham-lug.org
>To: members at lists.bham-lug.org
>Subject: Re: [BALU] 64 bit systems
>Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 10:10:49 -0500
>It's already hard to buy a new proc that is not 64 capable.    So all new 
>development will be in that direction.
>Mark Dillavou wrote:
>>On 6/7/07, Jason Sandlin <crane.aswp at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>  How many are running a 64 bit system now. I did a while back but still 
>>>issues. I was just thinking about trying ti again. Are ther still many
>>>issues with running a 64bit system? Does if truly have a lot of benefits?
>>I run 64-bit both at work and at home (ubuntu [dapper]/gentoo/redhat
>>[4 and 5].  For the most part, I don't have any issues with it.  The
>>two biggest are flash and java plugins.  But I have a 32-bit version
>>of firefox that I run whenever I want to use those plugins.  There's
>>probably not a huge advantage of using 64-bit unless you have over
>>4gig of RAM.
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