[ardour-users] Intel EM64T and Ardour+VST

Jesse Chappell jesse at essej.net
Wed Aug 23 07:38:41 PDT 2006

On 8/22/06, . <intent at netpratique.fr> wrote:

> I have a new computer based on a dual core2 Conroe E6700 Intel and i intend to
> install a Gentoo distro.

Out of curiosity, what motherboard and other components did you use?

> And if there are things to know concerning Gentoo compiled for 64bit support,
> feel free to email me privatly or not (depending of the relation with ardour)
> because we can not change the compiler flag in Gentoo without reinstalling
> everthing and i am tempted to stay in 32bit i686 for a year or so.

I would recommend sticking with 32bit, I don't think you'll see any
performance benefit for your intended application, and the drawbacks
would outweigh them anyway (lack of plugin support, etc).


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