x86-64 on i386 (was Re: Promoting i386 version over x86_64?)

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 15 21:56:44 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 10:54 PM, Paul Jakma <paul at dishone.st> wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Dec 2009, Paul Jakma wrote:
>> I would like to have the advantages of *both* 32 and 64bit, as and where
>> each one is appropriate. I'd like to be able to use that 30-60% of memory on
>> more VMs, e.g., rather than bigger gnome-*, etc. processes.
> Ah, and to get the memory benefits, you need a "generally-32bit" userspace
> (32bit apps on x86-64 obviously works just fine, but there's no savings
> benefit when most of userspace is 64bit).
> Sorry again for the noise. :)

There are shops that sells stuff called "ram sticks" ;)

(sorry I will shut up already)

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