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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Warn people that ipchains and ipfwadm are going away.
On Thu, 2004-09-23 at 15:33, Chris Friesen wrote:
> Albert Cahalan wrote:
> > Who is doing a 32-bit userland on x86-64, and WTF for?
> > Why do they not also run a 32-bit kernel?
> Backwards compatibility? Desire to run binary-only 32-bit software as well as
> 64-bit software on the same kernel?

Nope. For that, you run 99% 64-bit, including iptables.
That's what is typically done. So you'd have a 32-bit
OpenOffice maybe, and everything else is 64-bit.

I'm still not seeing a need to run an x86-64 kernel
with an i386 iptables.

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