[CentOS] 32 or 64 bit (4 gb ram)

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Mon Mar 2 17:15:10 UTC 2009


At Mon, 2 Mar 2009 08:26:46 -0800 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

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> On 2-Mar-09, at 8:17 AM, Ross Walker wrote:
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> > These days I'd do all servers and development boxes 64-bit and only
> > deploy 32-bit for end-user workstations.
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> > The VM management and file system management advantages are real no
> > matter how much memory you have and the 32-bit support is perfect so
> > there is no need to go 32-bit at all.
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> > -Ross
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> Just for clarification, What do you mean by "32-bit support is perfect"?

All of the x86 flavor 64-bit processors (IA64 and x86_64) will run
32-bit x86 applications.  CentOS (RHEL) comes with a complete set of 32-bit
libraries. 

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