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Re: Confusion about 32/64-bit user space

> You don't want 64bit userspace is very very slow compared to 32bit. The
> only reason you would want 64bit binaries is if a single program needs
> to access > 4gigs of memory (note, this has nothing to do with just
> having > 4gigs of memory).

That's not entirely true.  You want 64-bit binaries for iptables,
iproute, and things that do ioctl(fd, ENVCTRL_RD_CPU_TEMPERATURE, 0).

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