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Re: [opensuse] Should I go 64-bit?
  • From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2009 19:54:32 -0800
  • Message-id: <200901211954.33000.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday January 21 2009, Adam Sailer wrote:
I believe my hardware supports 64-bit, but what software issues can I
expect to run into by installing 11.1 64-bit?

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Adam Sailer

The question is, in fact, whether there's any reason to use a 64-bit OS.
Do you have even one application that requires the address space
afforded by the x86_64 architecture?

If not, don't do it. If so, you don't really even have a choice.


Randall Schulz
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