[mythtv-users] 64 Bit and memory

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Mon Jan 7 18:08:39 UTC 2008

On Jan 7, 2008, at 10:03 AM, Mitch Gore wrote:

> Hi,
>  i have built my first 64 bit Mythbox on a AMD X2 5200.  I put a gig  
> of DDR2 800 in the box assuming that would be enough.
> The machine doesn't seem to be as 'snappy' as I was hoping.  I know  
> 64bit uses more memory that 32bit but I figured 1 gig is enough, as  
> a used to run the same be/fe on 512mb.  Do I really more than a gig  
> to reach top performance of 64bit?
Does top tell you it's running out of memory? If so, add more.

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