[mythtv-users] OT: 32bit or 64bit OS

Damian damian at gingermagic.co.uk
Mon Jun 16 20:20:02 UTC 2008

John Drescher wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 3:29 PM, Damian <damian at gingermagic.co.uk> wrote:
>> I'm about to get a AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4800+ 2.50GHz and do a
>> clean install.
>> Would you install the 32bit or 64bit version of Ubuntu (or I guess any
>> Linux flavour)
> At work I have been running 64bit gentoo linux since 2004 on all of my
> 64 bit x86 machines. At home I run 64 bit gentoo on my main mythtv box
> since 2006. The only problems I have had with this is that flash has
> not worked well but there is always the option to run the 32 bit
> firefox under the 64 bit os and flash works a lot better in this
> situation.
> John
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Thanks for that.

Are there any issues with a 32bit OS Myth frontend connecting to a 64bit 
OS backend?


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