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Old 05-20-2009, 10:22 PM   #1
pslim123
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RE: RHEL 4.6 32-Bit installation


Hi Guys,

Wonder if anyone can help to answer this question. Basically I need to know whether I can run 32-bit RHEL4.6 in x86-64-bit Server and what are the main things that I really to look into when deploying 32-bit linux to 64-bit machine?

If yes, when i install additional program into 32-bit linux on 64-bit machine, will there be any issue?

Thanks.

regards,
Keith
 
Old 05-20-2009, 11:17 PM   #2
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You can run 32bit on a 64bit machine without issue. The real question is why would you want to? With 32bit you are limited to about 3GB of ram, unless you want to switch to a PAE kernel(which conflicts with some software), with 64 bit you can run a lot more (2TB? of ram).
 
Old 05-21-2009, 02:20 AM   #3
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Also, 4.6 is a bit old; latest is 5.3.
 
  


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