Problems w/ MacFUSE & SSHFS

Johannes Ruscheinski ruschein at
Thu Oct 21 12:29:49 PDT 2010

On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Daniel J. Luke <dluke at> wrote:
> On Oct 21, 2010, at 3:06 PM, Johannes Ruscheinski wrote:
>>> I don't know of a good reason for a normal user to run the 64bit kernel.
>> Also, I am not entirely a "normal" user.
> There are two reasons I'm aware of to run the 64bit kernel:
> - You're doing driver development (so you want to test the 64bit version of your driver with the 64bit kernel)
> - You're running a server and need the extra room you get with the 64bit kernel to tune things (but even if you think you're in this category, you probably aren't ;-) )
>> I do
>> need to run a 64-bit JVM very occasionally because we sometimes deal
>> with huge datasets.   This implies that I simply run a 64-bit JVM all
>> the time.
> which runs fine on the 32bit kernel...

Yes, but if it can't allocate more than 4GiB of heap, that kind of
defeats the whole reason why I am running it in the first place...

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