64-bit - is it worth it?

Stuart Jansen sjansen at buscaluz.org
Thu Apr 24 10:33:18 MDT 2008


On Sat, 2008-04-19 at 09:56 -0600, Hans Fugal wrote:
> I know many of you have been riding the 64-bit wave for some time now. 
> What are the remaining pitfalls?

Just to stir the pot, the new dev kernel is switching to 4k stacks for
x86. Stability problems may force this change to be reverted. Or you can
avoid the whole mess by using x86_64: http://lwn.net/Articles/279352/
and http://lwn.net/Articles/279229/





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