Re: C200: 64bit install problems
On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 12:00:44PM -0400, Kyle McMartin wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 05:23:14PM +0200, Christian Hilgers wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > I was able to install a C200 via network from this image:
> > file /tftpboot/debian-40r3-hppa-netinst.iso
> > /tftpboot/debian-40r3-hppa-netinst.iso: ISO 9660 CD-ROM filesystem data 'Debian 4.0 r3 hppa Bin-1 '
> > Everything was smooth and fine, pretty good job done from
> > all the one in the team. Thanks!!
> > But I missed or did not find it, how to install the system
> > in 64bit? Yes, I did use google and other but maybe I used
> > the wrong keywords.
> Hi Christian,
> Thanks for your kind words. In order to install 64-bit, you need to boot
> a 64-bit kernel. You should be able to do this by selecting "yes" to the
> question about "whether you want to interact with the IPL" from the PDC
As Grant points out, there is no 64-bit userspace. And you can install a
64-bit kernel post-install, without issue.
> At the palo prompt that follows, enter '0' to modify the kernel
> filename, and append "64". Then 'b' to boot. This should start the
> 64-bit kernel instead of the default 32-bit one.
> regards, Kyle
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