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Re: Running a ia32 system on debian amd64 system

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 12:22 PM, Kumar
Appaiah<a.kumar@alumni.iitm.ac.in> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 11:10:47AM +0200, Mathieu Malaterre wrote:
>> Hi there,
>>   I am trying to run a debian ia32 system on my running debian amd64.
>> I thought I could follow instructions from:
>> http://wiki.debian.org/DebianAMD64Faq
>> -> http://users.alioth.debian.org/~intero-guest/debian-amd64-howto.html
>> -> http://alioth.debian.org/docman/view.php/30192/21/debian-amd64-howto.html
>> Which -according to another debian chanel- is deprecated and has been
>> replaced by newer (better?) documentation.
> I would create a 32 bit chroot to avoid the trouble of running any
> 32-bit programs with 32-bit libraries on my amd64 machine as is. See
> this for a sample tutorial:
> http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=18001
> Of course, this would involve creating a (much smaller) duplicate
> installation. But then, it's easier to maintain (in my opinion) two
> separate chroots, rather than a single amd64 installation with the
> requirement of installing some 32-bit libraries as well...

This tutorial assume you have an old 32bits debian system laying
around... How can I create one if I don't have that ?


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