Re: Debian 64 bit on servers
Hi Greg, Darryl and Ron,
Thankyou so much for the reply :)
On Sun, 2 Jan 2005 23:17:56 -0500, Darryl Clarke <email@example.com> wrote:
> Using a normal Sarge install then installing this:
> kernel-image-2.6.9-9-amd64-k8 - Linux kernel image for version 2.6.9
> on AMD64 systems
> has resulted in a very stable environment for myself. Mind you, not
> all applications are "64 bit" but most of them don't have to be.
So afterwards if I ap-get pargrams from the net will they aso be 64-bit?
Can 32-bit programs also run on it?
> Aside from a few enhancments (much like back in the day between
> pentium and pentium-mmx cpu's) the 64 bit really only means (to me)
> more memory and more bandwidth support.
So what would you suggest for me as a server? I run, apache, MySQL,
Postfix, Samba, NFS . Presently it is a Pentium III machine. I want a
bit more speed and would like to get a server hardware that is not too
Thankyou so much once again for the replys :))