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Re: [gNewSense-users] AMD64 version of gNewSense?

From: Kevin Dean
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] AMD64 version of gNewSense?
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 21:56:01 -0400

I've got an Intel with Intel SVM that has more memory that a 32 bit
system can address so I'd HAPPILY help out porting if I knew exactly
what was involved. :P

As for the virtualization, the lack of KVM in gNewSense is why I
haven't installed it on my main machine yet.

On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 8:51 PM, Bake Timmons <address@hidden> wrote:
> > yes! i think so. At this day the only Free distro available for 64bit is
>  > Ututo. If we can have it, is undoubt great!
>  >
>  > p.s. I don't remember well, but in a past mail, Bake Timmons talk about
>  > this, maybe he did that.
>  Yes, I did describe my AMD 64-bit system.  However, this is a server
>  that has run fine non-stop with just 32-bit gNS userland, so I have not
>  been motivated to work on porting.
>  I would guess that good *virtualization* packages would ease the
>  transition, e.g., KVM would take advantage of AMD VT.  Testing
>  subsystems under a 64-bit VM would feel safer and be more convenient.
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