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



On Wednesday 01 October 2008, Linuxguy123 wrote:
> > ----
> > 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 ?
>
Well, what you could do would be to reinstall, but don't reformat. At least 
that way you'd keep all your "user" data. That's typically what I do, since I 
have a separate partition for /home.



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