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Re: Promoting i386 version over x86_64?



On Thu, 19 Nov 2009 17:39:16 -0600, Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:

Bill McGonigle wrote:
"Are you installing Fedora on the computer you're using now?" [YES] [NO]
  YES -> is any sort of check even possible if the user is running
32-bit on 64-bit?

Yes, if the CPU has the lm (long mode) flag, it's a 64-bit-capable CPU and
using the 32-bit version is suboptimal.

        Kevin Kofler

But wouldn't it be better to use 32 bit when less then 4 GB of ram is present?


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