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Danhien
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 12:02 pm    Post subject: sparc64 - why 64bits Kernel and 32bits system Reply with quote

Just an ask.
I've noticed that after installation gentoo on my SunBlade I'm running 64bits kernel, but all system binaries and libraries are 32bits. Is there any reason for this ?
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 30, 2007 2:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There is a reason.

search for "64bit userland"


ps: 95% of solaris's binaries and libraries are also 32bit.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thaks.
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