Switch 32 bit to 64 bit how to do
sterntaler.10 at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 21 08:57:02 UTC 2011
Am Montag, den 21.11.2011, 09:50 +0100 schrieb Maciek Borzecki:
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 9:42 AM, Reinhard Sy
> <sterntaler.10 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I would like to switch my server from 32bit to 64bit (8GB of RAM) . What
> > is the best method to do that ?
> > Can I upgrade my running FC14 from 32 to 64 and and then I will
> > preupgrade to FC16.
> > Or should I install a fresh FC16 64 bit.
> > I have found and old document about crossupgrade:
> > http://osdir.com/ml/fedora-devel-list/2009-04/msg01601.html
> > does this work ? Has anybody here on the list done this task in the near
> > past ?
> If you value your time and have a /home on a separate partition,
> install F16 from scratch. Really, I've never managed to do a hassle
> free upgrade, and it's not worth the time. Grab an iso, dd to usb
> drive, boot, 15 minutes later, you're running a brand new system.
> You may want to dump a list of installed packages before reinstalling,
> rpm -qa | sort > packages.log, then do a diff with the new system and
> install ones which are missing.
thanks this sounds like I like it to do.
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