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Re: Questions bfore installing amd64

On Mon, 10 Nov 2008, John Nemeth wrote:
    You pretty much need to use sysinst to do an uprade.  You then
need to hope that compat32 works, otherwise all your packages will
break.  When I did this a couple of years ago, compat32 didn't work.
There may also be other gotchas.  I did this a couple of years ago and
don't recall all the details now.  I will point out that this is not
for the faint of heart and unless you're an extremely capable sysadmin
you shouldn't be doing this on a production system.

So it's basically "backup, install from scratch, restore" - sounds a lot more sane to me, indeed.

 - Hubert

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