HI Ralf, On Samstag, 6. November 2010, RalfGesellensetter wrote: > on a brand new 64-bit machine, I started with a Debian Edu Lenny > workstation image (no LVM of course), that contains some manual tweaks like > java installations. > > Hence, and because the install deadline is straight ahead, I dare not > start from scratch with a 64-bit installation. But I consider an apt-get > upgrade to 64 bit, if this is possible. why do you consider this? > To do so, I had to change the arch settings, somewhere? > > Our CPU is some Athlon X2 64bit with 3.2 GB RAM. Is it worth to upgrade > at least the kernel to 64 bit or even the whole system? you can just install an amd64 kernel on i386 userland: apt-get install linux-image-2.6-amd64. done. cheers, Holger
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