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Re: Features/ArchitectureSupport - changing what we build for



On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
> I wrote:
>> But our live images are already heavily size-constrained. There's
>> definitely no room for multiple kernels on the KDE live image, and I don't
>> think the GNOME image has any room left either.
>
> And I'll add to this that I think the real solution is to make the x86_64
> image the default download and the 32-bit image a separate link (maybe
> marketed primarily for netbooks). Most computers these days are 64-bit
> capable. (Almost all the new non-netbook computers are.) Running 32-bit
> userspace on a 64-bit kernel is just a kludge, we should be promoting pure
> 64-bit instead.

Yeah users should not have to search for the 64bit version, it should
be the default with a link "For older systems click here"(32bit
version).


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