[K12OSN] 64 bit Intel with HT or 64 bit AMD dual core?
acarr at saskforestcentre.ca
Fri Jun 10 14:49:50 UTC 2005
I've had to provide a stand-alone machine for running firefox on 32-bit
ever since we took our server to a 64-bit platform. Fortunately, they
aren't really using it much, anyway. It's June - They're outside.
Eric Harrison wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Jun 2005, Peter Hartmann wrote:
>> If you go 64 bit you
>>> may have problems with binary only browser plugins
>> Would that be true even if you used a 32 bit firefox?
> Binary plugins are not a problem if you use a 32 bit firefox. On the
> other hand, this creates a new problem: installing a 32 bit firefox ;-)
> Hmm, now that I think about it, a few tweaks to the apt/yum
> repository might make this pretty easy to do. I won't have access to
> my test servers until Monday, I'll send myself a
> note to try this next week.
>> On 6/7/05, Robert Arkiletian <robark at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 6/7/05, Jim Christiansen <christiansen_j at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi, I forgot to mention that I'm looking for horsepower to run more
>>>> than 80
>>>> clients at the same time...
>>> Go dual Opterons. They have built in memory controllers and dedicated
>>> memory banks. For 80 clients you will need 8 gigs of ram. So use
>>> hugemem kernel in 4.2.1EL or install AMD64 arch. If you go 64 bit you
>>> may have problems with binary only browser plugins.
>>> Robert Arkiletian
>>> C++ GUI tutorial http://fltk.org/links.php?V19
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