Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: "Hemmann
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] 64-bit or 32-bit?
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2006 19:06:21
Message-Id: 200603262103.17474.volker.armin.hemmann@tu-clausthal.de
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] 64-bit or 32-bit? by Jim
On Sunday 26 March 2006 20:27, Jim wrote:
> * on the Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 07:50:46PM +0200, Hemmann, Volker Armin said: > > On Sunday 26 March 2006 17:33, JimD wrote: > > > Has anyone noticed any real benefit from running their gentoo in 64-bit > > > vs doing everything 64-bit? > > > > > > I am trying to decide if I should put the time into setting up a 32-bit > > > environment or and stay with 64-bit or if I should just rebuild my > > > system at 32-bit. > > > > > > I am running with 2GB which should be fine for 32-bit. I don't have > > > any specific needs for 64-bit. > > > > > > Would I notice any big slow down from doing everything 32-bit on > > > amd64? I am wondering if I should just go rebuild 32-bit and retry > > > 64-bit in 6-12 months. > > > > in 6-12 month the situation will not be different than now. > > > > So you can go 64 bit now. For flash and wmv files install firefox-bin and > > mplayer-bin and you are covered. Waiting is just a waste of time - > > install now and reinstall in 6 month.. why? That is one superflous > > installation you do not need to do. > > I started to setup a 32-bit chroot. However I noticed that emerge wants > to merge almost a full system. It seems silly for me to have to > maintain a complete 32-bit gentoo and a complete 64-bit gentoo. I don't > use any programs that *need* 64-bit. >
ok, I never setup a 32bit chroot and never need it ;) -- gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list