DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2007-06
Re: implemented features (Re: Decision time....)
"km b" <email@example.com> wrote:
>When you claim something generally, like 64-bit machines faster than
>32-bit machines, it is but specific to your application and the area
>you are working in.
Neither Michel nor I claimed anything "generally". We're both talking
about our specific experience with scientific computation.
>And you can always run dragonfly on a 64-bit machine and it doesn't
>mean the OS won't utilize the available resources of 64-bit
In 32-bit mode the additional general-purpose registers and additional
XMM registers are not available.
>I'd ask you guys from making such comments as the DragonFly ain't SMP
>capable and won't be for a while just because you don't want to try it
>(because it doesn't have fancy graphical installer of your famous
>linux distro) .
I used it for 2 years on a laptop that is now kaput. I ceased for
various reasons, none of which was a graphical installer. Meanwhile,
who are you and why don't you put a real name to your flames?