Re: linux on socket 939, chipset nvidia nforce3 250
From: Anton Ertl (anton_at_mips.complang.tuwien.ac.at)
Date: Sat, 18 Dec 2004 10:02:42 GMT
Abdullah Ramazanoglu <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>begin Anton Ertl dedi ki:
>> Maurice <email@example.com> writes:
>>>firstname.lastname@example.org (Anton Ertl) wrote:
>> Debian pure64 actually uses the /lib directory, and has a /lib64 link
>> for compatibility with external stuff in a few cases. If Debian had
>> better supported dealing with /lib64, the biarch port would have been
>> a success, and pure64 would not have been conceived.
>I consider it lucky that biarch port hadn't been much of a success, so
>that the Right-Thing, pure64, had to be conceived.
Well, pure64 is the wrong thing for me. And even for purists, I fail
to see how pure64 is any righter than a biarch or multi-arch Debian
with only one arch installed.
>> Well, at least that's my understanding of the situation; I looked at
>> Debian for AMD64 for some while, then decided to install Fedora Core1.
>Why not go with pure64?
I want to run my old 386 binaries.
Also, in March, when I made the decision, things did not look as rosy
with pure64 as they do now.
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