Cons of disabling *.i386 and *.i686 in a 64bit Distribution
On Fri, 2011-09-16 at 11:01 +0100, Michael Simpson wrote:
> On 15 September 2011 19:58, James Nguyen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
> > On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 2:02 AM, John Doe <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> From: James Nguyen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> > So the premise for this question is that I setup an
> >> > exclude=*.i368,*.i686 in my yum.conf.
> >> > While doing a yum update I come across missing package dependencies for
> >> > instance mkinitrd for the i386 package.
> On our 2 colo servers we have one with i386/i686 only and on the other
> we are x86_64 only. Everything works (typical LAMP / Sendmail etc
> I just followed the intstructions from the centos wiki
> i used to regret the lack of a 64 bit native flash plugin which was
> the only reason to not move to a pure 64bit enviroment for the desktop
> but now that you-tube can serve html5 i no longer care
There is a 64 bit flashplayer now that seems to work fine on 5.x and
6.x. This is an old link so not sure if it's still good.
Sorry for the OT post.
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