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Re: Running x86-64 debian inside i386 pbuilder on AMD64

Matthias Julius wrote:
> Sander Marechal <s.marechal@jejik.com> writes:
>> I am looking to create .deb's for x86-64. I have an AMD64 but run an
>> i386 OS due to the lack of some 64-bit packages (like flash and
>> what-not). I have pbuilder all set up to build packages for i386, but I
>> wonder if it's possible to use it to create x86-64 packages as well.
>> After all, I do have an AMD64 so I can run x86-64 packages.
>> So, is it possible to bootstrap an x86-64 OS with pbuilder on an i386
>> system running on an AMD64?
> Yes, this should be possible (if you are running an amd64 kernel).  I
> would try (not tested):
>  pbuilder create --debootstrapopts --arch=amd64

Nope, I run a K7 kernel now (Ubuntu dapper). Can I simply replace my
kernel and leave the rest of my system in tact? I don't see AMD64 kernel
images in Synaptic. Probably a silly question, but who knows :-)

Sander Marechal

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