Ryan B. Lynch
rlynch at bway.net
Tue Jul 4 07:47:34 UTC 2006
The standard i686 Crux ISO or the i586 ISO should work fine on a 64-bit
machine. You won't be taking advantage of the additional capabilities,
but it will work. I can't really speculate on the benefits to be gained
from actually using software compiled on an amd64 toolchain, but I have
been told that certain apps, like databases, benefit more than others.
Joe Gilmour wrote:
> I'm looking at upgrading to a new workstation. Most likely an AMD 64
> bit CPU. I know there is a 64 bit version of crux (I use it on a
> server) but it's a little out dated now and has been discontinued.
> Is anyone using crux on a 64 bit machine in 64 bit mode and if so are
> there any tricks to getting it set up? I love my crux and I REALLY
> don't want to have to look for another distro.
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