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Re: [K12OSN] Morley's Great K12LTSP labs - update



Tom Wolfe wrote:
> OK that settles the question of whether to go 5.0 EL or not -- if I
> have to struggle another nanosecond with getting flash to work with
> 64-bit I don't want anything to do with it. I'd rather run the risk of
> being hacked and cracked, and that's the truth. Although I side with
> the philosophical arguments, my teachers demand flash with sound as
> their #1 priority, way above Office compatibility for example.
>
> WRT disadvantages of Edubuntu -- the disadvantages for me anyhow were
> numerous. Getting flash to work with 64-bit operating system proved a
> futile exercise, and I ran into all kinds of little glitches along the
> way. I won't go into details. That said it's got great curb appeal,
> and I hope that their spring 2008 version has more promise because it
> could be worth another look.

How about just running 32-bit?  You can run the HUGEMEM kernel with PAE
extensions if you need more than 4GB DRAM (assumes Intel CPU's for PAE,
of course).

--TP


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