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Vmware/Linux 64 vs 32 bit

I have some old supermicro servers with over 16GB of ram in them which are still running 32bit version of linux with 2.6.x kernels and vmware on top of it. I wonder if there is any advantage of ...
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Custom VCL prevents varnish from starting

Operating System: CentOS 6 (x86_64) I have installed and configured varnish however it now is unable to start. # service varnish restart Stopping Varnish Cache: ...
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Can I replace CheckPoint's SSL Network Extender (client) with some vanilla linux software?

I used to run CheckPoint's SSL Network Extender to connect to a customer's network, but it looks like 64bit support for Linux is nowhere in sight. Could I use something else to connect, e.g. OpenVPN?
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Lightweight x86 & x64 server linux distro for custom install?

Hi I'm looking for a suitable linux server distro that: - Doesn't use much RAM. - Relatively easy RAM disk setup (plus if the OS out of box can run directly from ramdisk) - GUI isn't needed, but if it ...
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32bit vs 64bit on low-end server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which OS should I choose for my VPS ? On a low-end server (one virtualize 64bit core at 2.5Ghz and 512MB memory), does it make more sense to install 32bit or 64bit ...
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Oracle: 32bit vs. 64bit with respect to memory usage

To help us decide whether to install a 32bit or 64bit flavour of Oracle, I need to find out the advantages and disadvantages of the two choices. Yes, I do know that the 32bit option restricts us to ...
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Linux 2.6 32-bit + BIGMEM versus Linux 2.6 64-bit?

I've been told that 32-bit Linux with a bigmem kernel (when the system has >=4GB RAM) will perform better than 64-bit Linux. I'd love to define "perform better than" for you, but unfortunately the ...
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2answers
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Oracle11g-x64-ent install on SUSE Linux have many check errors

I have searched widely, but didn't find out much about these errors. What are they, and should I be concerned? Oracle11g-x64-ent 11.1.0.6.0, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2 (x86_64), the ...
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3answers
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PHP make install seems to end abruptly and does not update libphp5.so

I'm trying to compile PHP 5.3.3 and after a lot of ups and downs, I finally did 'make' it followed by 'make install' which just shows this: root@server [/tmp/php-5.3.3]# make install Installing PHP ...
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3answers
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xubuntu 10.04 install for 64bit i686

Does someone know how do i install XUbuntu 10.04 64Bit on i686? Looks like in the download area there is only 64Bit version for AMD and not for i686.. ...
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Can only see 2GB of 4GB on 2.6.26-1-xen-amd64 debian 5, Dell PowerEdge 860

Any suggestions? Adding mem=4G to grub doesn`t help. free total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 2538496 299684 2238812 0 7380 ...
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Can MySQL effectively take advantage of 64 GB RAM?

We have been running into a problem where querying a table that has approximately 50 million rows, and has an index size of 4 GB (table size of about 6 GB) results in the database server swapping ...
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2answers
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New 64 bit linux system has regular processes (ps, grep etc) taking up way too much VIRT mem

We just moved from a 32-bit machine to a 64-bit machine. We have quickly ran out of memory despite the new boxes have twice as much ram as the old boxes. Running a simple ps command will illustrate ...
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3answers
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Perl script segfaulting after 64-bit upgrade

I recently upgraded a 32-bit Debian server to 64-bit by re-installing, and copying my data into place. After this I have a perl script that repeats the following, and is segfaulting on the tell line: ...
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Forcedeth - too many iterations (6) in > nv_nic_irq

I'm having trouble with an onboard nvidia gigabit network, under times of heavy load on the network, I'm seeing this error logged: "too many iterations (6) in > nv_nic_irq" I'm running Hadoop DFS ...
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2answers
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postgres on 64 bit linux or 64 bit windows server 2008?

Postgres does not have a 64 bit binary for windows server quote "As there is generally no reason to run with shared_buffers > 256 - 512MB on Windows, there isn't a great deal of incentive to put in ...
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LINUX - how can I detect CPU architecture through terminal?

I have a machine on my network that I can only access through ssh, and I want to see if it'll support a 64-bit OS (currently running linux, but I don't know which). Any ideas how to accomplish this ...
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Linux x86_64 reports 3.2G of memory instead of 4G

I have an ASRock G31M-GS motherboard with 4GB memory installed, but when I query the memory size under CentOS 5.4 (x86_64) [root@localhost ~]# uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.18-164.el5 #1 ...
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3answers
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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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1answer
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compiling 64 bit linux kernel with gcc

While trying to compile a 64 bit linux kernel using gcc, I see the following error : kernel/bounds.c:1: error: code model ‘kernel’ not supported in the 32 bit mode kernel/bounds.c:1: sorry, ...
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Which linux distro has the best 64-bit support? And is OSX 64-bit more reliable than linux?

I'm running windows server 2008 64, but all open-source stuff (mysql, ruby, python, R) is either not that well-tested or has problems. And of course, if you have to compile packages, you are on your ...
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How do I run a 32bit programme on amd64 server?

As a followup to this question, I have discovered that this closed source programme is 32bit and I have an amd64 server. The server is gentoo that has recently been upgraded. What do I need to ...
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1answer
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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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Losing filesystem features moving from Fedora to XP 64-bit, DroboPro doesn't support linux :(

I recently purchased a DroboPro to replace my 2TB RAID 5 array. The new device has 8 SATA bays, and I've filled 5 of them with 1TB drives, giving me about 4TB of available space. The old RAID server ...
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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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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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Is there any reason to use 64bit MySQL (and OS) on small databases?

I have a relatively small and happy MySQL 5.1 database living on a FreeBSD 7.1 64bit install. Because of incompatibility with our backup software and FreeBSD, I have to move the databases to a Linux ...
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3answers
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How do I add repositories to ia32-apt-get?

I need to install a few third-party binary packages that are only available in the i386 architecture on 64-bit (amd64) Ubuntu. How do I add the new 32-bit repository so ia32-apt-get will automatically ...
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Which linux version to install: i386 or x64?

Talking about ease of maintanence / software support does it matter what version of linux i386 or x64 version is installed? Server obviously is 64 bit however i wonder if living with 64bit OS would ...