hi there, all!
Haseeb ul Hasan
urhhoney at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 11:49:52 UTC 2009
thnks mate, i'll let u guys know how it goes, i am gonna install it coming
weekend cuz i have lots of work at hand with my current os installed.....
ps: ive got , intel x3100 graphic accelerator, i presume!
On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 4:44 PM, Knapp <magick.crow at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 10:39 AM, Gilles Gravier <gilles at gravier.org>
> > Hi!
> > Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> >> Gilles Gravier wrote:
> >>> 64 bits doesn't give you "better computation power". It gives you more
> >>> addressing space. That's all.
> >>> The price you have to pay is that for every operation you tend to have
> >>> to move around twice the amount of data than with 32 bits.
> >> It's not true that every data structure is twice as big. Only longs and
> >> pointers are twice as big. Everything smaller is unchanged. See
> >> http://www.unix.org/whitepapers/64bit.html
> >> However, I agree that many use cases do have worse performance.
> > I was schematizing to make it simple...
> > Point remains. Don't use 64 bits unless you need to manipulate data that
> > requires 64 bit addressing.
> > Gilles
> On the other hand don't fear 64 bit, it works just fine. Also why does
> this user need drivers?? The only driver I have ever had to install
> was for Nvidia.
> Douglas E Knapp
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