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Re: Installing AMD64 kernel in sarge

* Derek The Monkey Wueppelmann wrote:
> Is there a way to install the Backports AMD64 kernel using a
> standard sarge install? It looks like the AMD64 kernels are part of
> the AMD architecture, do I have to change my architecture to be amd
> to install the kernels? Will this cause problems with the rest of my
> install using i386?

I never did this myself, but I saw someone at DebConf6 who installed
an amd64 kernel on a sarge i386 system using the --force-architecture
option. IIRC.

No warranty here. If you try it, keep the running i386 kernel, so you
are able go switch back if above fails.


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