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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] KVM: Kernel-based Virtual Machine

    > > >What is the point of 32 bit hosts anyway? Isn't this only available
    > > >on x86_64 type CPUs in the first place?
    > > >
    > >
    > > No, 32-bit hosts are fully supported (except a 32-bit host can't run a
    > > 32-bit guest).
    > Again, what's the point? All cpus shipped by Intel and AMD that have
    > hardware virtualization extensions also support the 64bit mode. Given
    > that I don't see any point for supporting a 32bit host.

    If you have 1GB ram, having 64-bit capable cpu does not mean you want
    to run 64-bit kernel. Pointers are twice as big, etc... And if your
    shiny new cpu fails, you can't put hdd back in good old working

    (IOW I see reasons. Not sure if they are big enough...)
    Thanks for all the (sleeping) penguins.
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