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Re: migrating to 64 bit...

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 12:32:35PM -0300, Eduardo M KALINOWSKI wrote:
> Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
>> Alsom, FTR, I've learned that the biggest hurdle is the fact that you
>> can't complete the debootstrap process without already running a 64bit
>> kernel. You need to be able to chroot into the new install and run
>> *its* binaries to complete the process. That means you need a 64bit
>> kernel running already. Anyway... it will still be plenty of fun.
> This part is easy enough. There are amd64 versions of the kernel in the  
> i386 archive for those with a 64-bit processor who want to have a 64-bit  
> kernel but 32-bit userland.

yup. That's what I'm doing on my laptop. The desktop is a different
story as I don't have the proc here yet... So I can start, but not
finish the process. But it's one of those simple little things that
people miss all the time so I thought I'd mention it...


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