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Re: x86-64 on i386 (was Re: Promoting i386 version over x86_64?)



On Tue, 15 Dec 2009, Paul Jakma wrote:

I would like to have the advantages of *both* 32 and 64bit, as and where each one is appropriate. I'd like to be able to use that 30-60% of memory on more VMs, e.g., rather than bigger gnome-*, etc. processes.

Ah, and to get the memory benefits, you need a "generally-32bit" userspace (32bit apps on x86-64 obviously works just fine, but there's no savings benefit when most of userspace is 64bit).

Sorry again for the noise. :)

regards,
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