64-bit - is it worth it?

Stuart Jansen sjansen at buscaluz.org
Thu Apr 24 16:38:53 MDT 2008


On Thu, 2008-04-24 at 14:47 -0600, Hans Fugal wrote:
> > 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/
> 
> The only thing I learned from the second link is that you seem to be a 
> LWN subscriber. Congratulations.

Ah. Well then. It'll be free in a week or so. Until then, I strongly
recommend an LWN subscription. I know of nothing else quite like it.




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