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From: "Hemmann, Volker Armin" <volker.armin.hemmann@...>
Subject: Re: 64-bit or 32-bit?
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2006 19:50:46 +0200
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.
-- 
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