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Re: Debian AMD64

right now, i'm having problem installing wifi driver for lenny. Now
trying with mad wifi, i how do i know which module to load?

2009/1/7 Sjoerd Hardeman <sjoerd@lorentz.leidenuniv.nl>:
> Joel Roth schreef:
>> On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 08:40:48PM +0800, Umarzuki Mochlis wrote:
>>> I just got my Compaq laptop CQ40-115AU and I want to install Lenny
>>> AMD64. What's the different if I use AMD64 instead of i386. My main
>>> use of laptop is for word processing and virtualization.
>>> Can any of AMD64 user share their experience or perhaps a bit of advice?
>> A lot of the amd64 nerds out there are busy installing 32-bit
>> chroot environments to run software the doesn't run under
>> amd64.
> Why? I have no software that doesn't run in 64-bit mode. There are a few
> 32 bit programmes that run fine with the ia32libs-package, and for Skype
> you download the static build.
>> Of course, I want to do fast multimedia processing, which
>> the amd64 excels at, but in actual fact, my amd64 debian
>> installation is languishing, and I do my day-to-day stuff
>> under i386.
> I do my day to day stuff in a amd64, and I do have the impression may
> others too. So, as long as you don't need your kernel to run 32-bit
> drivers you should be fine. And as 64 bit is the future, why not move now?
> Sjoerd
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Umarzuki Mochlis

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