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Re: Boot issue on older hardware using buster

Hi Wolfgang,

Thanks for the fast reply!

That's exactly right! Both, "diskless workstation" and "thin client" can't boot anymore.

Documentation seems rather straight forward. I'll give a try. ;)

Kind regards,

> On 03/14/2021 1:04 PM Wolfgang Schweer <w.schweer@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi Roman,
> [ roman.meier@gismap.ch, 2021-03-14 ]
> > We recently updated our Debian Edu server from Stretch to Buster. We 
> > use a number of older Panasonic Toughbooks and all of them are no 
> > longer able to boot.
> > 
> > The following message is thrown on those Toughbooks:
> > 
> > This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU. 
> > Unable to boot - please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU.
> I assume the Toughbooks are used as LTSP clients and the Buster main 
> server has been a new installation, not an upgrade from Stretch. See the 
> manual how to support 32-bit clients: 
> https://wiki.debian.org/DebianEdu/Documentation/Buster/HowTo/NetworkClients#Add_LTSP_chroot_to_support_32-bit-PC_clients
> Wolfgang

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