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Re: -= PROPOSAL =- Release sarge with amd64

On Thu, Jul 15, 2004 at 07:18:45AM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> The most likely reason someone would pick the AMD64 architecture over
> the PowerPC architecture is that AMD64 can natively run I386 binaries.

	Oh, really?  Let's see - ~5 months ago I'd put together an
amd64 box (athlon64/3400, 512Mb, SATA disk, on-board gigabit ethernet,
decent case).  That was _well_ below $1000.  Equivalent G5 box would
cost what, again?  I can't find anything below ~$2K.  And that's today,
when the same amd64 box would be considerably cheaper.

	It runs pure64 from alioth + sarge/i386 for x86 work.  Works
fine.  Mind explaining why I would want to spend those $2K?

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