Re: 64-bit again
- To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
- Subject: [mg76350] Re: 64-bit again
- From: Al <aajacksoniv at gmail.com>
- Date: Sun, 20 May 2007 02:28:55 -0400 (EDT)
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On May 19, 4:13 am, David Bailey <dave at Remove_Thisdbailey.co.uk> wrote: > Al wrote: > > I got this message from Wolfram : > > "The Mathematica kernel (the calculating engine) will be a 64-bit > > application. The Mathematica frontend (user interface) will be a 32- > > bit application." > > > Does that mean you should not run Mathematica under the 64-bit version > > of Vista? > > 64-bit Vista can run both 64-bit and 32-bit programs. The kernel and > frontend are distinct programs that talk to each other, so they should > both run, and there should be no problem. > > David Baileyhttp://www.dbaileyconsultancy.co.uk Thankie much, I also got the same answer from Wolfram, not being a computer weiner would be nice if Wolfram put that in 'language-for- dummies' on their site. It might be, but I could not find it. I have to get a laugh out of my experience at finding a machine loaded with Vista 64, called Dell , sales person says Vista 64 What?! The person was real nice and helpful when I made it understood what I wanted, still did not have a cookbook way of assembling a machine with a 64-bit OS. Said they would get back to me. Have an email at HP right now asking the same question. Asked a local electronics specialty place if they would make me one, they said yes but that I would have to supply the Vista 64 OS. Plenty of 64-bit CPU machines out there, but an off-the-shelf with a 64-bit OS .... well , not so easy, I guess?