[CentOS] Installing Java on X86_64 CentOS 4.1
chrism at imntv.com
Sat Sep 17 21:11:52 UTC 2005
William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> Sam Drinkard wrote:
>> I ran into pretty much the same problem. I tried several times to
>> install the runtime lib, and it sat there and did nothing. Got to
>> reading and there does not seem to be support for the 86-64
>> versions. What do you do then? Run the 32-bit version of the browsers?
> The 32-bit version of the browser should work fine. There is nothing
> in the browser that I can think of that needs 64-bit support, and the
> i86_64 architecture can run 32-bit code efficiently :-). People bump
> into this somewhat regularly on the SuSE AMD64 list and 'run it
> 32-bit' is usually the solution. The only thing to be alert to is
> having all of the required 32-bit libraries installed, and in the
> right places. YMMV & all that ....
Hopefully with Sun tooting its horn over the new Opteron boxes it's
selling, they'll get with the program and actually get around to
recompiling the darned thing.
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