64 Bit Linux shows 4GB... was Using all of 4GB RAM...

Fred Silsbee fredsilsbee at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 1 20:41:31 UTC 2008




--- On Wed, 10/1/08, Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com> wrote:

> From: Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>
> Subject: Re: 64 Bit Linux shows 4GB... was Using all of 4GB RAM...
> To: "Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora." <fedora-list at redhat.com>
> Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2008, 8:37 PM
> On Wed, 2008-10-01 at 14:19 -0400, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-10-01 at 13:10 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > > > So... what is the easiest way to convert my
> 32 bit installation to 64
> > > > bits ?  Please don't tell me to
> reinstall because I just did that
> > > > earlier this week to go from F9 back to F8.
> > > ----
> > > sorry - reinstall is your only option
> > 
> > Reinstall the kernel or the whole "OS"
> including the applications ? 
> > 
> > How do I "reinstall" and get the exact same
> set of applications that I
> > currently have and keep all my user data ?
> > 
> > I was hoping that I could change a setting from i386
> to x86_64 and some
> > magic would occur whereby everything got replaced. 
> Even if I had to
> > write a yum script to do it ?
> ----
> reinstall the Whole OS
> 
> you probably could just check out /root/anaconda-ks.cfg for
> a clue as to
> what packages to install. You could actually feed that
> kickstart script
> to the installer for a repeat with the 86_64 sources.
> 
> Craig
> 

reinstall

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