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Re: [PATCH] set CONFIG_NUMA on PAE kernel, i686 only.



On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 02:34:37PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote:
> I hear this from time to time, and every time I ask "why doesn't
> 32bit emulation in 64bit kernel work for you work?", the only
> answers that seen to come back are various flavours of
> "we didn't know about it" or "haven't tried it".
> I'd love to hear of compelling reasons for not just using 64bit.
> The only *real* case I've heard put forward so far has been
> "we're locked in to using some binary kernel module, and there's
> no 64bit version of it".  Though these days, even that should be
> less true than it used to be.


I dunno if this counts as a good reason, but I often hear variations on: "We
have a mix of hardware, and we want to deploy the exact same bits across all
of it."

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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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