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As a result, any system up to 4G is perfectly happy as x32, and if the system is doing more than one thing, you could easily get 16G or larger systems without needing 64 bit binaries.
And if you are doing VMs, this is the size of the VM, not the size of the overall system.
Pettenò: Debunking x32 myths
Posted Jun 26, 2012 5:06 UTC (Tue) by ringerc (subscriber, #3071)
The context of the reply was someone proposing an "x32" kernel.
x32 userspace with an x64 kernel makes sense (ish) and that's all the x32 folks themselves ever proposed.
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