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Re: AMD 64 Dual Core questions

>  Next, assuming there are no compatability problems with th MB or CPU, can I just replace the MB, add appropriate memory, connect my old HD with Sarge and Etch as mentioned above, and expect the system to boot?  Certainly, it will not see the dual cores and it would be running in 32 bit mode, but will it work so that I can then install an SMP kernel once it is running?

Yes, your old 32-bit kernel and userland will boot just fine with your new
AMD64 CPU.  You'll be up and running and can then convert to 64 bits at your

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