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Re: Dual booting 64-bit and 32-bit kernels

El mar, 23-05-2006 a las 10:09 +0100, A J Stiles escribió:
> If I partition my drive appropriately, can I use LILO to dual-boot a 32-bit 
> kernel and a 64-bit kernel with  {at least}  a shared /home and swap space, 
> but separate / partitions?
> I think it should be possible, this way, to keep all the nasty binary-only 
> stuff tucked out of the way in a directory which won't even appear when the 
> system is booted in 64-bit mode.
> But I thought I'd ask first, incase someone knows of a good reason I have not 
> thought of why this won't work.
> -- 
> delta echo bravo six four at earthshod dot co dot uk

yes, it should work. I have DEbian AMD64 and 32 bits with common /home
partition and swap, and separated root partition.
Problems may occur if you install, for instance, a Debian and an Ubuntu.

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