Talk:Installing Fedora 8 on a ThinkPad T61p

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Can the same trick of Fedora 7 be applied to Fedora 8 regarding the alsa drivers and the sound buttons?

-- Yes of course, should be working as well. --Thhart 18:42, 11 January 2008 (CET)

32-bit or 64-bit?

The T61p should work with 64-bit, right? How well does that work? --Whizkid 18:37, 28 December 2007 (CET)

-- I see no reason to do that, you only have less application support and probably other unknown problems. AFAIK it gives you no markable performance advantages. --Thhart 18:42, 11 January 2008 (CET)

-- 64-bit on the T60p (with the appropriate core2 duo processor upgrade) works fine. You can still run 32-bit applications on it for those cases where there is no 64-bit version yet (e.g. Wine). No reason the 61p would be different in that regard. Whether you care about being able to run 64-bit applications at all is up to you. --noahf 13:03, 11 January 2008 (PST)

-- Running Fedora 8 x86_64, works great. Only issues are binary-only software: NSpluginwrapper lets you use 32 bit browser plugins. Skype can't run under 64bit pulseaudio. Everything else works out of the box. As for PAE, thats a temporary hack and evolutionary dead end; But as long as you don't run into its limitations its good enough. --VB 16:26, 11 January 2008 (EST)