Re: migrating to 64 bit...
On 16 Apr 2008, at 02:37, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 12:32:26PM -0500, Sam Leon wrote:
Could one easily upgrade to an amd64 system just by formating /,
reinstalling with the proper arch, and then reinstalling all the apps
that were installed and hopefully all the conf files in /home/user
be compatible with the arch change of kde and other apps? (of
am only talking about if you have /home and a separate partition)
Only formatting / will only work if you don't have a separte /usr or
I run amd64 Etch and have an i386 chroot for iceweasel with flash.
Prior to that I had i386 Sarge on a different box. The configs in /
worked just fine. I always migrate /etc by hand when I do a new
I presume you have iceweasel in an i386 chroot since there's no
working flash for the 64 bit? This is something I am thinking of
doing. I am starting from amd64 Etch (no other Debian on the system).
Do I really need to install a full i386 Etch as implied by the Debian
or is there a quicker/shorter way (that wastes less disk space)?
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