[lubuntu-users] 32 bit on 64?

Aere Greenway Aere at Dvorak-Keyboards.com
Mon Nov 26 01:32:11 UTC 2018

On 11/25/18 4:15 PM, Walter Lapchynski wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 24, 2018 at 07:29:38PM +0000, Ian Bruntlett wrote:
>> BTW, I am running 32-bit lubuntu on a 64-bit system (Toshiba NB250-107
>> Netbook), due to lack of memory (only 1GiB).
> I'm confused here because a 64 bit kernel should be able to handle a
> small amount of RAM as much as a 32 bit. A 64 bit kernel will also not
> use more RAM than a 32 bit. What's the logic here?
Computer programs compiled and linked for 64-bit machines are larger 
than those for 32-bit machines, because every address reference is 
64-bits, rather than 32-bits.


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