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Re: [POLL] To continue 64 or not?

On Thu, 31 Aug 2006, Jack Malmostoso wrote:

On Thu, 31 Aug 2006 21:20:09 +0200, Andrew Robinson wrote:

Just looking for some constructive feedback on other's opinions.

The answer is really easy: if you feel it's a pain then switch back to the

I agree completely. It just boils down to: if you do not see advantages (for
your use) in 64bit and feel more comfortable in 32bit, go ahead and switch
to it. I am in the same boat as Francesco (heavy number crunching) and I can
tell you that in my work the difference is huge and more than justifies
the extra work of maintaining the 32bit chroot jail in parallel. I actually
prefer sacrificing some disk space and keeping the 64bit and 32bit
installations in sync and as closely mirrored as possible, because this
makes things simpler to maintain, at the expense of some extra work to set
it up at first.



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