[Ardour-Users] Motherboard hints and tips?

Arnold Krille arnold at arnoldarts.de
Thu Jan 31 06:14:57 PST 2008

Am Donnerstag, 31. Januar 2008 schrieben Sie:
> Arnold Krille wrote:
> > Which is a statement that _really_ is from the past! Except for some
> > strange pd-externals and proprietary flash, all I know that can or could
> > be used is running fine with 64bit. And if your distro of choice is good
> > enough it even installs a 32bit-chroot where flash and things alike can
> > run. From my experience there is _no_ advantage of running 32bit when
> > 64bit are available. That is like running 16bit-DOS when the system could
> > do 32bit...
> Great, I've learned something already! I was referring to things I've
> read about various browser plugins not working under 64-bit (Flash etc).
> I don't have the luxury of being able to have 2 PCs running so what I
> need is one that will run Ardour 'well enough' while still doing
> everything I would expect of a home PC. Basically, it's going to be a
> compromise. My distro of choice is Mandriva because, well, I'm just used
> to it and everything I've learned about Linux I learned on that system.
> Anyway, what are the advantages of going for 64 bit over 32 bit, given
> that I reckon 2GB RAM will be more than enough for my purposes? Mandriva
> also seems to have two options for packages under 64 bit - ia64 and
> X86_64 - anybody know what the differences are between those?

You should ask that question on the list...

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