Re: 64-bit transition deadline (Re: Etch in the hands of the Stable Release Managers)
email@example.com (Lennart Sorensen) writes:
> Actually I wouldn't say win64 is broken, it just has a serious lack of
> drivers, which of course will continue as long as nobody is using it.
> If microsoft wanted to solve this they should mandate 64bit drivers
> along with 32bit drivers in order to certify a driver for vista. Until
> they force drivers to exist, 64bit windows will be a niche market for
> high end servers only.
Workstations as well. CAD is one example. You can never have enough
memory there. I could imagine the same is true for video processing
or rendering and similar applications. I guess it won't become
mainstream until there are a siginficant number of 64bit games.