Fwd: Re: Boot issue on older hardware using buster
I was able to create the new image for i386 devices. I also did the changes using ldapvi but it seems to me that only devices connected to secondary subnets are handled here.
Currently I'm interested in switching to the i386 kernel for the primary subnet only.
I therefore adjusted the following two files:
However, I still get the old message upon booting with an older device.
What am I missing here?
> ---------- Original Message ----------
> From: email@example.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: 03/14/2021 4:11 PM
> Subject: 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 <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hi Roman,
> > [ firstname.lastname@example.org, 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