List Archive: gentoo-amd64
Note: Due to technical difficulties, the Archives are currently not up to date.
provides an alternative service for most mailing lists.c.f. bug 424647
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.
firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list