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64-bit pure distros?

64-bit pure distros?

Posted Sep 23, 2010 15:26 UTC (Thu) by dag- (subscriber, #30207)
In reply to: 64-bit pure distros? by mrshiny
Parent article: The hazards of 32/64-bit compatibility

I was considering the same thing. Is it possible to disable the 32bit compatibility mode by booting with some kernel boot parameter (or manipulating /proc after boot) ?


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64-bit pure distros?

Posted Sep 23, 2010 18:37 UTC (Thu) by dtlin (✭ supporter ✭, #36537) [Link]

This has been brought up before. See the first part of http://lwn.net/Articles/405955/, which instructs the kernel to execute everything looking like a 32-bit ELF using /bin/echo (which obviously doesn't execute much).


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