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Re: which kernel to use on 64 bit hardware and 32 bit userland ?

On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 09:34:39AM +0200, Jamil Djadala wrote:
> I have 64 bit AMD processor and run 32 bit debian testing, and until
> this month i use k7 flavour prebuilt  kernel.
> But now i see that k7 is dropped.( do someone know reason to drop k7?)
> i not run amd64 flavour because i hear than running 64 bit kernel and 32
> bit userland caused problems. (iptables, nvidia module, alsa)
> For intel 64 processors obvious kernel is 686 flavour.
> But i wonder which flavour to choice for AMD processors ?

Actually for intel 64bit and amd 64bit cpus you should really be using
the package linux-image-2.6-amd64 if you are running on i386.  That's
what I use.  i386 does include the 64bit kernel package standard.

Len Sorensen

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