Re: migrating to 64 bit...
On Thu, 2008-04-17 at 14:28 +0200, Jochen Schulz wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-04-16 at 08:12 -0700, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> >> when I migrated to amd64, I did nothing special for flash, and it
> >> seems to just work... (Now I'm thinking I need to go check). In
> >> theory, in sid, you use nsplugin-wrapper to allow 32bit flash to run
> >> on 64bit systems.
> > what about running Java apps? I thought nsplugin-wrapper didn't support
> > that?
> Java *applications* do work, only the browser plugin doesn't. But hey,
> recently I read that Sun might release a 64Bit plugin in 2009. :)
Thanks for the clarification... but it confirms that, for now, I should
perhaps try a chroot for just 32 bit iceweasel, so my Q remains -
> I presume you have iceweasel in an i386 chroot since there's no
> flash for the 64 bit? This is something I am thinking of doing. I am
> starting from amd64 Etch (no other Debian on the system). Do I really
> need to install a full i386 Etch as implied by the Debian manual
> or is there a quicker/shorter way (that wastes less disk space)?