Re: [RFC][PATCH 10/14] x86: generic aperf/mperf code.

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Fri Sep 04 2009 - 13:49:53 EST

On 09/04/2009 07:42 AM, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>> any 64-bit cpu that supports it can have a 32bit kernel installed on it.
>> (and a significant number of users actually do this).
> 1) we really should be pushing those people to run 64bit kernels
> [ I'm still hoping distros will start shipping 64bit kernels and have
> the bootloader pick the 64bit one when the hardware supports lm ]

FWIW, there is already support in Syslinux to do that.

If what distros want is a single kernel image that can boot into either
mode, that might be an interesting enhancement to wraplinux.


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