chroot or re-boot on 32 cross-lfs for AMD 64.

Jeremy Utley jerutley at
Tue Apr 11 12:17:39 PDT 2006

On 4/11/06, William Zhou <armageddonmagic at> wrote:

> It is very strange to have a 64 bit kernel while using 32-bit userland
> programs.
> Besides, some like ALSA does not work if the kernel and the userland
> program
> did not match.

Alsa is one of those strange beasts, in that it "mixes" a little of
userspace and kernelspace together.  But, 32-bit compatibility is
exactly why x86_64 was designed - without the 32-bit compatibility,
you get ia64, and we've all seen how much of a success that has been.

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