Changing an installed system from i386 to amd64

Pete French petefrench at ticketswitch.com
Tue May 13 16:59:39 UTC 2008


> If you run only the latest standard binaries you are right
> but typically one acquires useful things over time and it is
> not always possible to recompile them and also, why bother.

true, but in this case I want to change a more or less vanilla
7-STABLE/i386 to a more or less vanilla 7-STABLE/amd74, just
preserving all my user data and config files. It sounds
like it should work then, and I'll give it a shot, thanks.

-pete.


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