[bf1942] The game is popular! :-)

Paul Bowsher paul.bowsher at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 04:38:08 EDT 2005

We use our machines for a variety of servers, some which simply don't
have 64-bit support.  We use FreeBSD, which, whilst having AMD64 as a
Tier 1 Arch, doesn't quite have the same support. We still find that
the improvements of 32-bit Opteron over the Xeons is huge

On 6/29/05, Andreas Andersson <andreas.andersson at dice.se> wrote:
> It will be that way for the patch-update (not the "quick" one I did last
> week). The demo and the 2442 installers released now installs both
> versions, they end up in bin/ia-32 and bin/amd-64.
> start.sh chooses which to install based on the output of 'uname -m'. The
> script is very simple, and it's easily "hacked" into running the 32-bit
> version if you want that.
> But why would you want to run the 32bit binary when you have a 64bit
> machine? I'm just curious :)
> /AndreasA
> -----Original Message-----
> From: James Gurney [mailto:james at globalmegacorp.org]
> Sent: den 29 juni 2005 05:04
> To: bf1942 at icculus.org
> Subject: Re: [bf1942] The game is popular! :-)
> On 6/28/2005 7:57 PM, Steven Hartland wrote:
> > Running opterons doesn't mean u have to run the 64 bit build :)
> > All ours run the 32bit version atm.
> That's a bloody good point. How do you get the 32 bit version? As I
> recall, Andreas said the installer only installs the appropriate version
> based on the output of uname. Don't suppose you'd like to tgz your pb
> folder and send it to me would you? :)
> James

Paul Bowsher
IT Systems Developer
Simply Stuck Ltd

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