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Posted Sep 3, 2011 17:12 UTC (Sat) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
1. especially early on there were problems with the compatibility mode causing occasional 'strange' errors when running 32 bit userspace on a 64 bit kernel.
2. the added registers of 64 bit mode significantly improve the performance of 64 bit code vs 32 bit code, in almost every case even when you take into account the extra overhead of the larger pointers.
Posted Sep 6, 2011 3:30 UTC (Tue) by butlerm (subscriber, #13312)
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