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Re: Debian on Pine64 H64B?

On Monday 20 September 2021 09:03:39 Paul Wise wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 20, 2021 at 9:19 AM LinAdmin wrote:
> > What I would like to see is that the official arm kernels
> > automagically built by Debian could run unchanged on RaPi 32 & 64
> > bit.
> The RPi 4 is 64-bit, is there a reason for running a 32-bit Linux
> kernel? (The 64-bit Linux kernel can run 32-bit userspace too).

Yes it can, but slower and at higher latency's.  Some apps are on the 
ragged edge.  CNC machinery for instance needs response to an error 
condition in a few microseconds. The rpi4 can and does do ok, but its 
10x slower than my i5's running 3 other machines here.

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