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Re: the "proper" way to identify the bitness of your kernel and CPU



On Sat, 2009-04-04 at 07:30 -0400, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > On Fri, 3 Apr 2009, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> > 
> >> Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> >>> On Sat, 2009-04-04 at 01:55 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> >>>> This snippet might be of interest:
> >>>> grep lm /proc/cpuinfo >/dev/null && [ `uname -m` != x86_64 ] && echo 'Your
> >>>> CPU is 64-bit-capable, you are running a 32-bit OS, why???'
> >>>>
> >>>>         Kevin Kofler
> >>> Kevin,
> >>>
> >>> That would be a good addition !!! However I have some 64-bit
> >>> machines I wish had had the 32 bit os on because there are still a
> >>> some things that I have not been able to work with adobe flash on
> >>> 64 but work easily on 32.
> >> Adobe has made a BETA version of their flash player available (last
> >> September).  It is not packaged in an RPM, but only consists of one
> >> .so file that needs to be put in your /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins
> >> dir.  It works just fine (as compared to using the 32 bit plugin
> >> with a 32_64 bit wrapper):
> >>
> >> 		libflashplayer-10.0.d21.1.linux-x86_64.so.tar.gz
> >>
> > 
> >   there appears to be a newer version than the above:
> > 
> > http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/
> 
> Actually, yes, there was a new release just made in February, see the 
> following page:
> 
> http://labs.adobe.com/downloads/flashplayer10.html
> 
> > rday
> 
> Thanks for pointing that out.
> 
> -- 
> Kevin J. Cummings

Guys,

Thanks for the information.... I'll try it out

Greg


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