[K12OSN] Installing a server this week

Peter Scheie peter at scheie.homedns.org
Tue Jun 26 12:53:31 UTC 2007

The 32-bit version will handle up to 4GB of RAM just fine.  It's only if 
you go higher than 4GB that you would need 64-bit.


Nils Breunese wrote:
> Hello,
> I will be doing my first LTSP deployment soon. I have installed K12LTSP 
> 5 and 6 on a test server in the past, but will be installing a server 
> for production use for the first time in the coming weekend. I would 
> like to use the CentOS based version of K12LTSP (recent software 
> versions, long lifecycle, Fedora is moving too fast for me) and I'd 
> rather use the 5EL version than 4EL. I know K12LTSP5EL isn't final yet, 
> but if it works then I skipped an upgrade. If it doesn't, well then 
> maybe I have help fix some bugs. Is there a list of known issues with 
> the current 5EL iso's?
> The server I'll be using is a Dell PowerEdge 2900 with 4x1 GB RAM and a 
> quad-core Xeon E5320 1.86GHz/1066 MHz FSB processor. Would you recommend 
> going with the 64-bit version or will the 32-bit version be just fine? 
> We'll want to run Firefox with Flash, so I guess we'll need 32-bit 
> Firefox anyway. But do I maybe need the 64-bit version to be able to 
> address 4 GB of RAM? Of will the 32-bit version handle that just fine?
> Thanks,
> Nils Breunese.
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