[CentOS] Is 4GB memory the 64bit switch tipping point?

Paul Heinlein heinlein at madboa.com
Mon Dec 8 20:23:26 UTC 2008


On Mon, 8 Dec 2008, Florin Andrei wrote:

> On the server, it's 64 bit by default except some rare (and now 
> vanishing) cases when that won't work for some odd reason.

For servers, 32-bit installations are our norm in only two cases: Xen 
VMs, which in our environment tend to have limited memory, and 32-bit 
development machines. In the latter case, I don't want the developers 
to have to remember some chroot or odd gcc invocation to get 32-bit 
binaries.

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