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Re: Changing the default 32-bit x86 arch for Fedora 12 (#2)



On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 6:58 PM, Jeff Spaleta<jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 2:28 PM, James Hubbard<jameshubbard gmail com> wrote:
>> Trying to berate people into using x86_64 as I've seen in this and
>> other threads has gotten annoying.
>
> Berate? I'm not trying to berate anyone. What I am trying to do is get
> a handle on how to potentially mitigate as much as possible avoidable
> impact associated with an architecture policy change if and when it
> happens.  If running 32bit Fedora on 64bit hardware is widespread, any
> substantial change in policy with regard to 32bit maybe more
> disruptive than we originally realize.  Hmm, I wonder does smolt give
> any relevant info as to my question. Can smolt tell give me an
> indication of the percentage of 64bit capable systems which are
> running 32bit Fedora? Hmm.

Sorry,  I'm not saying you specifically.  There have a been a far
number of messages in which tone has seemed to be that you have to use
x86_64 if you have hardware.

My apologies.


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