32 or 64 bit as server ?

Bruce Cran bruce at cran.org.uk
Tue Nov 23 14:54:55 UTC 2010

On Tue, 23 Nov 2010 09:00:36 -0500
Bill Moran <wmoran at potentialtech.com> wrote:

> Of course, things are always changing, and at this point in time, my
> advice would be "only go 32 bit if you _know_ there's something that
> won't work in 64 bit."

The only other time I'd recommend installing a 32-bit version is if
you're stuck with a machine with a very limited amount of memory. For
example I'm having to run www/mail/db in only 256MB, so I chose not to
install the 64-bit version which would use more memory.

Bruce Cran

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