which one should I use for slackware? 32bit or 64bit
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I'd run with good old 32-bit Slackware 10.2. That's just my opinion. It's been hard for me to find any reason to use a 64-bit Distro, simply because I don't have any use (at the moment) for the 64-bit system. I don't have more than 2GB of memory, nor do I run any 64-bit apps. In the spirit of innovation though, Go ahead and try SLAM64. They're always looking for help with bugs.
From actual experience, Slamd64 is fine - its problems mostly stem from the installer (I imagine this is where most of the horror stories stem), but once it's installed, its fine (I've not had any stability problems over the last few months with Slamd64 on my laptop).