kenthinson wrote: ↑
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:15 pm
phil995511 wrote: ↑
Sun Oct 27, 2019 4:56 pm
MikeDB wrote: ↑
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:25 am
I think that's a little disingenious Jamesh. You have a new and powerful 64 bit computer with but with only an official 32bit OS so of course people have to look elsewhere such as Ubuntu and Gentoo. I have tried the Raspian 64 bit kernal but that has lots of other problems and is at best a half-hearted solution.
Someone at the top of the Pi foundation really needs to get on top of this and decide to fork Pi software development into two teams, with separate FULL
32 bit and 64 bit OSes, otherwise these problems are going to occur for years to come.
(Of course actually what will happen is the 32 bit version will die a slow death as people buy new hardware but that's hardly to be unexpected. Who uses a PC more than say 5 years old ?)
I completely agree with you MikeDB, it is absolutely not normal that Raspian is not proposed in 64-bit version. I am a systems administrator, I have been doing computer science for 37 years, I have never seen such a situation, such a DIY on the part of people who call themselves engineers ;( I am very shocked by this lack of professionalism.
I am in agreement with you. Some of the decisions the Raspberry Pi team has made makes no sense to me. For example. They have put off USB booting support for the Pi4 until after they have implemented network booting for the Pi4. I am sure there are many less people trying to netboot the Pi than USB boot it. So now we are going on 5 months past release and still forced to boot from SD card. I also don't care what people say on this forum. SD card is not as reliable as a true SSD. I have seen people arguing that on this forum and it's idiotic. Just because someone has not had a SD card go bad does not change the fact they are made from less reliable memory. and if they really want to make the "I've never had that problem argument" then here is my counter argument. I personally have had 3 SD cards go bad. 1 Samsung and 2 SanDisk. I have never had a SATA or M.2 drive failure.
Just because you are unable to comprehend decisions made by RPF, doesn't make our decisions wrong, it just means you don't understand.
I've had more SSD's go wrong than SD cards. So what? Statistically irrelevant. SD cards are less reliable than SSD's, but reliable enough for the vast majority of use cases. That appears to be the point you have completely missed.
As for USB booting. Really? Still whining on about that? It's being worked on right now. It's taken second place to netbooting, because that is a larger use case, because more devices want it! It's quite simple. Net boot is also slightly lower hanging fruit.
Because you called other forum users idiotic, you can take a break from posting.
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