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



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 ?
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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


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