Re: AMD64 Kernel Image in Etch
On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 11:27:46AM -0500, Grok Mogger wrote:
> >>I'm hoping to get a new AMD Athlon 64 processor, and I'm a little
> >>concerned that I can't identify the proper linux-image package
> >>(planning on using etch).
> 1) The reason I don't find the amd64 linux-images when I search
> with aptitude is because aptitude is not showing me packages for
> a 64-bit processor because my current system uses a 32-bit
> processor, correct?
> 2) I'm actually building an entirely new system. So I will be
> reinstalling everything. =) So I can safely assume that the
> installer will auto-detect my AMD Athlon 64 and pick the right
> linux-image for me, right?
Read the installation manual first. Etch has a _lot_ more options
compared to Etch. E.g. I'm running LVM on raid1 for all but /home and
my swap is encrypted. All set up from within the installer.