Re: 64-bit netbooks with Debian linux
On Tue, 2010-05-04 at 00:43 -0500, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> Mark Allums put forth on 5/3/2010 11:41 PM:
> > On 5/3/2010 11:01 PM, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> >> Mark Allums put forth on 5/3/2010 5:01 PM:
> Correct in that one should get 4GB on a netbook due to 64bit binary size?
> Or correct that 64bit binaries are (slightly) larger than 32bit binaries?
> I'd agree with you on the latter but not on the former. Stating the case of
> the former is spreading misinformation. I attempted to shoot it down. It
> is simply not correct to recommend 4GB for the reason you stated.
> > Please do not try to insult. It is not really useful, and wastes time.
right tools for the job, I never ever thought about putting 64bit os on
my netbook - it physically limited to 2G of memory
> Apologies. It wasn't meant as an insult but as an exclamation point backing