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Re: x86_64 vs i386



On Sun, Mar 20, 2016 at 12:35:54PM -0700, David Christensen wrote:
> On 03/20/2016 10:45 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >Or should I bite the bullet, go buy 2 new drives and do a fresh x86_64
> >install?

> I'm curious about "2 new drives".  What's the intended purpose of the
> machine?  What drive(s) are already installed?  Any spares on the
> shelf?   And, what about the USB 3.0 flash-as-system-drive trick?

My assumption was that Gene will set up two new disks in an
mdadm RAID 1, install a new system to them, and thus be able to
fall back to his old system with only a reboot.

Then, after some weeks or months of contentment with his new
disks, the old ones will get wiped and turned into backup
storage or something similar.

-dsr-


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