[CentOS] 64bit vs 32bit

Matt lm7812 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 2 18:09:10 UTC 2008


I am upgrading a server that mounts in a rack.  Its going on the
cheapest socket 775 CPU I can buy and in a 1u rack case.  All its for
is keeping some log files and doing some simple MYSQL/PHP database
stuff.  Not a work horse at all.  Anyway, is it better to go 64bit or
32bit for the CentOS 5.x install?  I do not see needing huge amounts
of RAM or anything like that on this box.  Would the 32bit version be
more tried, proven and stable?

Matt



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