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Author Topic: VL 7 Gold with 64bit kernel?  (Read 1078 times)

agusplastra

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VL 7 Gold with 64bit kernel?
« on: August 18, 2012, 09:00:00 am »

I have a dual core and I am running VL 7,0, I am wondering if it would run faster if I change the kernel to the one for 64 bits. Could it be possible?

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bigpaws

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Re: VL 7 Gold with 64bit kernel?
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2012, 09:08:18 am »

There would not be a noticeable effect.

64 bit really becomes noticeable if you
are using large amounts of RAM for one
program at one time. That would mean
using more than 4 gigs of RAM at one time.

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agusplastra

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Re: VL 7 Gold with 64bit kernel?
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2012, 05:16:03 pm »

Thanks! Which kernel should I upgrade my system? the latest version?
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bigpaws

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Re: VL 7 Gold with 64bit kernel?
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2012, 05:30:27 pm »

There are usually only four reasons for upgrading a kernel.

A. Size for embeded devices
B. Security updates
C. Hardware not working for some hardware
D. Learning

Other than that not alot of other reasons to do so.

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