[mythtv-users] 32 bit or 64bit???
raymond at wagnerrp.com
Fri Jan 16 02:01:38 UTC 2009
A JM wrote:
> Are you running HD and VDPAU on any of your boxes? would you mind
> posting your ./config if you are I'm a bit confused on all of the
> options available and what they are for.
> Also, what OS are you running on these boxen?
If you can't figure your way through a configure script, you shouldn't
be running trunk. Trunk is really meant for development, or at least
users who are self-sufficient enough to solve their own problems.
Back to the original question, any CPU you buy these days is going to be
64-bit. The major drawback to 64-bit was getting software and drivers
for it, but since nearly everything on Linux is open source, whatever is
not available on 64-bit can be recompiled to 64-bit.
Will you see any performance boost from 64-bit? Probably not. Will
running 64-bit prevent you from doing something? Also very doubtful.
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