LFS 64bit - thoughts

Jeremy Huntwork jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Oct 2 06:12:21 PDT 2008

Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> DJ Lucas wrote:
>> Bruce, Randy, ya'll got anything to add?
> No, not really.  On a LUG list I read we just had a long discussion about 
> problems on guy had getting his wireless to work with ndis wrapper.  He was 
> using Ubuntu64 and never could get it to work.  When he went to Ubuntu32, it was 
> fine.  These are the types of problems we run into with 64-bit systems.  The 
> think is, he had no idea why he wanted 64-bits.  <snide smile>It has to be 
> better than 32-bits, right.</snide smile>

This probably falls into the category of "Q: Why climb the mountain?" 
"A: Because it's there". And for some people, I'd venture to guess that 
building LFS at all would be categorized the same way. :)

But none of that is to say that I disagree with you. I think it's still 
a good idea to try to get a reader to rationalize a decision one way or 


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