Paul Vixie wrote: > > > > > When I must run several FreeBSD guests in bhyve, should I prefer i386 > > or amd64 guests provided a guest will never need more than 2-3 GB of > > RAM? > > if you're running bind9, the sizeof(void *) will dominate your heap > size, and a 32-bit guest will be better overall, given that you don't > need the larger addressing size.
Those guests will be running web servers mostly. > > for everything else, the larger register set on amd64 will matter more, > and you should probably use a 64-bit guest. There is an opinion that 64-bit systems use up more resources than 32-bit ones for the same tasks, it that not true? -- Victor Sudakov, VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN sip:suda...@sibptus.tomsk.ru _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-virtualization To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-virtualization-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"