[svlug] Maximum memory (debian 3.1)
daniel at gimpelevich.san-francisco.ca.us
Tue Mar 20 09:31:03 PST 2007
On Mon, 19 Mar 2007 22:23:46 +0000, Holt Sorenson wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 10:27:21AM -0700, Greg Lindahl wrote:
>>On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 08:13:43AM +0100, Ivan Sergio Borgonovo wrote:
>>> Some proprietary software, notably skype (one more reason to stick
>>> with SIP) and Flash (one more reason to hate it) aren't yet available
>>> for amd64.
>>Yes, although with non-Debian distros, they include 32-bit libs in the
>>64-bit OS. So 32-bit programs just work. It's too bad Debian didn't go
> This is one of your options. If anything, the problem with debian
> is that you have too many options. Persons that aren't prepared
> or don't have time to choose amongst those options should use another
> distro. If they prefer the debian approach, a hard look at ubuntu
> is worth doing.
> The desktop amd64 iso is available here:
32-bit libs just plain don't work on 64-bit *buntu without a chroot. There
may be a way to get them to work under Debian, but there are way too many
reasons to avoid 64-bit *buntu at all costs, in favor of either 32-bit
*buntu (not advantageous in this particular case), or some other distro.
This is one of the few situations where I would very strongly recommend
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