amd64 on Asus K8V SE Deluxe
ftigeot at wolfpond.org
Sat Oct 2 12:35:34 PDT 2004
On Sat, Oct 02, 2004 at 09:23:07PM +0200, Alex D'Elia wrote:
> * Sean McNeil <sean at mcneil.com> [041002 21:10]:
> > On Sat, 2004-10-02 at 12:00, Mikhail P. wrote:
> > > On Saturday 02 October 2004 18:48, Alex D'Elia wrote:
> > >
> > > Yes, that's the issue with linux compatibility on amd64..
> > > It seems like you'll be using computer as desktop, so I would suggest that you
> > > switch to 32bit mode - it will be still (almost) as fast as in 64bit - and
> > > install i386 distribution. That way you will have much less issues with
> > > emulation/multimedia.
> > 32-bit Linux emulation would be all he could use in 32-bit mode anyway.
> > Linux32 emulation works great for me and I have no significant issues
> > with anything running in 64-bit mode natively either. The only
> > exception being the lack of a Java VM. This is a well-known limitation
> > that will hopefully be addressed when Suns Java 5 comes out with a
> > source license in a few more weeks.
> exactly..... and actually this was a machine for users and also a machine
> for myself ( it was my first machine, which died after years of non stop
> running, because of an hardware problem ..... PCs :/ ....tz ! ).
> So i wont switch it because it would be no sense for me to get and
> amd64 and use it in 32bit mode.
> But what's that thing about Linux32 ??
> where do I find it ?
This page has detailled instructions on how to enable i386 Linux
The instructions are for Slackware but it is possible to use one of the
linux_base ports with some hacking.
I'm using java/linux-sun-jdk14 without any problem.
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