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Re: Questions bfore installing amd64

Yes  I agree. Thanks for your expert opinions.

Any comments on the ATI fglrx drivers?


On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 5:08 PM, Hubert Feyrer <hubert%feyrer.de@localhost> 
> 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

Kind  Regards
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