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Re: 64 bit Linux

     On Wed, 4 Mar 2009 16:42:04 -0500 Roger Dingledine <arma@xxxxxxx>
>On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 10:38:41PM +0100, Olaf Selke wrote:
>> setting up a new tor node I've to choose between 32 bit and 64 bit
>> Linux. Are there any experience with tor on 64 bit Debian? Does it work?
>64-bit works great on Linux. Several of the directory authorities run on
>athlon64. Plus, 64-bit does crypto (mostly public key crypto) faster. I
>heartily recommend it.
     A quick look through Kasimir Gabert's torstatus page's operating system
icons column shows many relays running 64-bit versions of LINUX and FreeBSD.
I don't recall reading on this list of any 64-bit vs. 32-bit problems with
tor for either system.  Although the number of tor relays running on OpenBSD
systems is small, I do see some that are i386 (32-bit), some that are amd64
(64-bit), and some that are sparc64 (64-bit), so it must be working there, too.

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