[Gllug] Bits of virtualisation

David L Neil GLLUG at GetAroundToIt.co.uk
Thu Dec 29 09:43:05 UTC 2011


> I think personally. I would go for the 64bit as I run 64bit Ubuntu on
> my Zenbook and Firefox runs really well. 64 bit can also drop in and
> out of RAM requests quicker than 32 bit. Some may argue that point
> but in experience I've seen a 32bit os run badly on a high spec
> machine. Then 64 bit comes along and sits there happy for days. Plus
> 64 bit is the future :).
> Btw is a Ubuntu user ok in this thread? I didn't check the rules
> lol.

=Yes, the second L stands for Linux. Some of us work in the Fedora, Red 
Hat, CentOS, SciL, Ora... camp but there are many others using Ubuntu, 
etc, with a Debian heritage.

> On 29 Dec 2011, at 08:52, "Richard W.M. Jones"<rich at annexia.org>
> wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 09:44:50AM +1300, David L Neil wrote:
>>> Should I load the 64-bit offering or in practice might the
>>> 32-bit option hold advantage?

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