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Compiling 32-bit binaries on 64-bit RHEL

I have a 64-bit RHEL 5.3 server. There's a piece of server software that's more memory efficient if I compile it as 32-bit. Is there a way to tell GCC to target 32-bit? I just want a specific piece ...
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Should Windows 7, 32-bit vs 64-bit be installed on various machines?

Windows 7 will be released only 3 days from now. If there are a bunch of machines 1) Quad Core, 4GB machines 2) Core2Duo, 2GB machines 3) HyperThread 3.2GHz, 1GB machines are there pros and cons to ...
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Rolling Upgrade of Oracle 11g from 32 bit to 64 bit?

I have an Oracle 11.1.0.7 database running on windows 32 bit. I would like to upgrade to 64 bit (same version of oracle) and would like to use a standby database for a rolling upgrade. Is this ...
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Can I run 64-bit VM guests on a 32-bit host?

Can I run 64-bit VM guests on a 32-bit host? If I have a physical PC with 32 bit can I launch a VM that is 64 bit? What virtual machine software (Virtual PC or VirtualBox or other) would allow this? ...
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Are there any potential problems moving from 32 bit Enterprise to 64 bit Standard SQL Server 2005

I've been looking at an upgrade to my SQL Server 2005 Enterprise edition. I'm specifically looking to upgrade as I'm hitting the limit of my 2 CPUs at the moment. It looks like I could move to 64 bit ...
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Virtual Server: decide for 32bit or 64bit Debian

I have to get a new vserver from a well known ISP hoster. I will take Debian minimal anyway But i'm not shure getting 32bit or 64bit. The caracteristics of the VM do not need 64b (RAM max. 758Mb). ...
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Running 32 bit userland on Redhat

I have a third party python API thats only available in 32 bit (ELF 32-bit LSB shared object) that I need to run on a x64 RedHat server. Of course this doesn't work smothly since the python ...
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Intel Quad NIC teaming intermittent lockup

I have two 24-port switches that in turn connect to 6 24-port switches. There's a device trying to FTP into a PC at each of the leaf ports (6 x 24 devices). All at once. On the PC end, I am trying ...
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How do I know if I am running 32 or 64-bit Linux?

what would be a command to run in different distros?
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Are there any drawbacks of “/3Gb” switch in boot.ini for 32bit Windows?

Microsoft advices to use /3Gb switch in Boot.ini in order to get more memory for a process running on 32bit system. Currently I need a lot of memory for devenv process (Visual Studio 2008) because I ...
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Cisco Systems VPN Client 5 on x64

I have a 64 bit Windows Server 2008 machine that I want to run the Cisco Systems VPN Client 5 on. It will not run because it says it does not support 32 bit. Is there a way to fire this off under 32 ...
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64bit or 32bit Linux system?

I have a server that has 4GB of RAM. On it, I have installation of 32bit Slackware Linux 12.1. Of course, it is not using all of 4GB of RAM. I'd soon like to increase the RAM to 8GB, and am looking ...
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Linux only detects 2gb of RAM with 4 installed - i386 Debian Lenny

I have a machine with 4gb of RAM, but Linux is only detecting two in top and free. The BIOS reports 4. Running i386 Debian Lenny.
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Bios settings for Dual Opteron Server + 32/64 bit Linux decision + how to use 2 LAMP machines

semi-n00b here. I'm setting up a server that will have Ubuntu 8.04 LTS with a LAMP setup. The system is dual Opteron 248s with 4GB memory. I had a few questions about settings in the bios: Will ...
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Can Hyper-V Server run on Windows XP 32-bit with a 64-bit processor?

I am trying to get a Virtual Instance of Windows 2008 R2 running from my laptop. My laptop has a 64-bit processor and is running 32-bit Windows XP. I have hardware DEP and hardware virtualization ...
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Is there a distinction between 64 bit and 32 bit regedit?

This question is asked out of total ignorance and no access to a 64 bit windows machine, but I would like to know whether there is anything special that needs to be taken into account regarding a ...