[mythtv-users] MythTV on Athlon64: Stick with 32-bit or go for 64-bit?
beww at beww.org
Tue May 2 23:24:56 UTC 2006
On May 2, 2006, at 5:09 PM, Francois Marier wrote:
> I'm looking at building a MythTV box with Ubuntu Breezy. Since the
> machine has an Athlon64 processor, I was wondering whether I should
> go for
> the pure 64-bit distro (kernel & libs) or whether it would be
> better to play
> it safe and just install the 32-bit x86 version. Have people run
> into a lot
> of 64-bit specific problems ? Since I am building this box for
> else, I am tempted to go for the safe solution and to install a 32-bit
> Ubuntu, but if there are no reasons for doing that, then I might as
> well go
> the 64-bit way.
I've tried it both ways on an AMD64 and, while I haven't had any real
64-bit related problems, I haven't seen any advantage to running 64-
It ought to work either way, just the way good software should.
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