The 64bit fiasko

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – I remember the switch from 16 bit to 32bit ... Back then, i owned an amiga 2000 system and unfortunately, commodore slept while intel released the 80386 processor and microsoft started using the 32bit technology in some drivers for windows 3.1... 32bit architecture was adopted very quickly and became the standard quite soon, giving better performance, more ram (16bit had to use paging to address more than 64K ram)... etc ... And then ... four years ago, I bought a 64bit system (and it wasn't at all "bleeding edge" back then) to support my research pro (HowTos)