John R Pierce wrote:
> On 06/24/12 5:48 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> IMO the 64 bit scene is just as broken as it was 3
>> years ago when I had a 64 bit version intended for AMD (Phenom quad core
>> here) installed for about 2 hours.
> WHAT is broken about 'the 64 bit scene' ?!? I have 64 bit Opteron
> systems happily running CentOS 3 in my lab, zero problems related to the
> bitness of them. These servers and installs are over 5 years old (HP
> DL585, with 4 x Opteron 850 and 8GB ram, new in 2005).
I missed the beginning of this thread over the weekend, I guess. However,
I agree: what's broken? I've installed a lot of 64-bit, and I, along with
the other admin and our manager, admin something like 150 servers and
workstations, with folks doing serious scientific computing, and of that,
I think less than a dozen are still 32-bit. All the rest are 64, including
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