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Where is a link to d/l the torrent for Slackware64? I understand it's still a -current release, but a iso from a torrent is MUCH easier for us w/out a dedicated T3 line to download. At 512m, my download would choke on the entire ftp folder being fed to it.
I also realize that, since it is -current, that it changes rather often, thus negating the iso. But since I'm updating to a core 2 duo this week, I wouldn't mind getting the final version later, and run -current now.
After much research, reading, thinking, and time, I've decided to wait for the stable Slackware64.
I need wine to work on it, because of a few windows games that are the primary reason I'm upgrading to a AMD 64 x 2 system...And it is nice on this old AMD 2000+ to be able to play them while in Slackware through wine/Cedega/Crossover Games (None of which will compile/install without the 32 libs). While 12.2 will run on the new system, I would personally prefer to go with a 64-bit kernel/OS, that most of the bugs are worked out of.
In the meantime, I'll keep 12.2 on this box, and go to (GASP!) XP 64 on the new one, until the stable release comes out.
Then it's Slackware64 time.
Thanks for the help/assistance. It was greatly appreciated. And big kudos to the devs for getting a functional 64bit Slackware out there.
Last edited by cwwilson721; 05-27-2009 at 05:29 AM.
The link you say that went stale was i think taken off after a couple of us complained about it. It was posted anonymously and although it was listed as slackware64 it was after downloading found out to be really slamd64, so i put the newer one on afterwards which is the one you refer to above slackware64-current-20_May_2009-DVD i go by the name rowanhippy on the tracker site, hope that helps
Last edited by hippyhenge; 05-27-2009 at 10:54 AM.