Re: Etch 32-bit system w/ AMD64 proc.
On Sun, 29 Apr 2007 04:58:17 -0700
"Michael M." <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-04-27 at 12:40 -0700, Bill Thompson wrote:
> > On Fri, 27 Apr 2007 21:13:23 +0200
> > Andreas Janssen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Etch/i386 also comes with an AMD64 kernel package. It should run fine
> > > with a 32 bit userspace environment.
> > I was confused about that. I tried the Etch i386 linux-image-2.6-amd64
> > kernel last night, but ran into weird module problems. I wasn't sure
> > of it was a bug or if I was using a 64-bit kernel on a 32-bit system.
> > Running the system on linux-image-2.6-486 got rid of the module issues.
> > Is the linux-image-2.6-amd64 package truly compiled for a 32-but user
> > space?
> I've been using linux-image-2.6-amd64 for a few months (in Etch, with a
> 32-bit user environment) and haven't had any problems. I guess we must
> be using different modules.
> Originally, Etch installed the -486 image. Some time ago I switched to
> the -k7 image, then to the -amd64. All have worked without issue.
Does anyone have any instructions on nvidia using amd64 kernel on etch i386
userspace? I am trying the "debian way" from
but fail with errors on conversion from elf32-i386 to elf64-x86-64 on the
m-a auto-install nvidia