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Re: DragonFly 64-bit stability

From: "Justin C. Sherrill" <justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 9 Jun 2010 17:00:18 -0400

On Wed, June 9, 2010 4:52 am, Francois Tigeot wrote:
> I'm thinking of upgrading one server from 2GB to 6GB of memory.
> Since the regular DragonFly/i386 version will not be able to fully use it,
> I'm > also considering upgrading the OS to Dragonfly/x86-64.
> The machine is mainly running Postgres, Apache and Ruby (fast-cgi) for use
> with a Ruby-on-Rails application.
> What is your experience with the 64-bit version ? Is it now stable enough
> to be used in a server ?

There's rarely some difference in what stuff from pkgsrc compiles on
x86_64 vs. i386, though this is usually not because of DragonFly.  A way
to check would be looking at the reports on avalon:
http://avalon.dragonflybsd.org/reports/ - look at the meta/ directory in
each report.  Postgres, apache, and ruby build fine going on a quick

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