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Re: Pushing multi-arch media (Re: blockers for 64-bit adoption)

On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 03:51:54PM +0200, Alexander Schmehl <alexander@schmehl.info> wrote:
> Hi!
> * Andreas Barth <aba@not.so.argh.org> [070409 10:00]:
> > > I think we should push the multi-arch media. Particularly, the
> > > x86/amd64/powerpc one can boot something like 99% of all the hardware
> > > debian will ever run on, without the user having to care about what arch
> > > his PC or Mac is, since the media detects the most appropriate one.
> > IIRC Frans had some objections to tell everyone "that is it". But of
> > course, this media is a great step forward.
> The multiarch media still has a small problem:  for i386/amd64 they are
> no "fire and forget" thing;  you still need to find out if you have an
> amd64 compatible system and start the amd64 boot process by hand.

O_o it was "fire and forget", here, when i tried on both.


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