[ILUG] DSL modems and linux.
Niall O Broin
niall at magicgoeshere.com
Mon Nov 13 11:16:11 GMT 2006
On 13 Nov 2006, at 10:31, Tom Byrne wrote:
> On 11/13/06, Niall O Broin <niall at magicgoeshere.com> wrote:
>> On 13 Nov 2006, at 09:47, Tom Byrne wrote:
>> > available in Ireland, I'd really like not to be a stuck in the
>> mud and
>> > run 32 bit linux on a 64 bit machine.
>> Having installed 64 bit Linux on a couple of boxes, I've come to the
>> conclusion that unless you know you need it, you don't. And it seems
>> that on machines with < 4GB of RAM, the 64bit kernels may actually be
>> slower than 32bit kernels.
> Were those tests on true 64bit chips eg athlon64 or Xeon, or 32bit
> chips with 64bit extensions eg sempron / p4 etc?
No - this refers to real 64bit machines.
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