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



On Tue, 2007-12-11 at 10:22 -0500, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> 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.
> 

As i say, running  amd64 kernel have problems - suspend resume does not
work, nvidia module dont compile ....



-- 
Jamil Djadala <djadala@datamax.bg>
Datamax


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