[CentOS] x84_64 distro: Really worth it ?

Peter Kjellström cap at nsc.liu.se
Mon Oct 9 16:29:56 UTC 2006

On Monday 09 October 2006 17:31, Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
> I have so far avoided using the x86_64 distro, sticking to 32 bits on all
> my servers.
> My question for all using the 64bits distro is: is it really worth it ?
> What kind of applications are you running, and what kind of _real_
> gain did you have ?

two things that might get forgotten:
1) all mem as low mem, no more highmem stuff for RAM > ~900 MiB
2) 8k kernel stack instead of 4k, a must if you want XFS


> Note: All my servers are 2GB RAM or less.
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