[Gllug] Decent 64-bit linux distro

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Fri Jan 30 18:56:16 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 06:46:16PM +0000, M.J. Smith wrote:
> Hi everyone,

> Can anyone point me to a decent 64-bit distro?

I use CentOS -- works well on a 64 bit box.

> Does anyone else get my impression that the 64-bit versions of the popular distros are afterthoughts which aren't tested properly? I can't believe the installer for a major distro simply could not
> handle LVM filesystems.  Does anyone have a fix for these issues or should I just install the 32-bit version?

I have not had problems with LVM.

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