Subject: Re: i386 to amd64
To: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 02/22/2006 00:01:21
On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 12:58:24PM -0800, John Nemeth wrote:
> On Jul 14, 1:01pm, David Laight wrote:
> } On Mon, Feb 20, 2006 at 09:24:40PM -0300, C?sar Catri?n C. wrote:
> } >
> } > I want to reach only single user mode, so there I can extract the binary sets
> } > for amd64.
> } Just boot the INSTALL kernel with its embedded ramdisk /root and exit
> } sysinst - or even use sysinst (select install, then 'use existing disk
> } layout' so it doesn't run newfs on everything)!
> How about just selecting upgrade?
Upgrade sucks... do an overlay install - tends to work better.
An upgrade will run postinstall (or is it etcupdate) after installing
etc.tgz, apart from that it does much the same, but gives you less control.
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org