[ubuntu-uk] Virtualbox Advice

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Mon Mar 3 12:56:00 UTC 2014

On 3 March 2014 08:38, Alan Lord <alanslists at gmail.com> wrote:
> Of course you can (if the host machine is up to it)... VirtualBox has
> supported 64bit guests on 32bit hosts since version 2.1:
> https://www.virtualbox.org/manual/ch03.html#ftn.idp51313008

I did not know that & TBH I can't see why you'd want it; it's going to
be slow, inefficient and since the main point of x86-64 is access to
more memory & a 32-bit host cannot provide this, it seems rather

But I sit corrected, nonetheless. It is possible. Not desirable, but possible.

I stand by the rest of my points, though.

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