conversion of an installed base i386 -> amd64
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Tue Nov 6 11:55:14 PST 2007
On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 02:10:41PM -0500, Chuck Robey wrote:
> I have finally decided that I really should have installed my quad-core-2
> equipped box as a amd64, instead of the i386 (32 bit should have been 64
> bit). I just finished a buildworld, and I checked, the binaries (which I
> haven't yet done an installworld on) are actually amd64/64 bit binaries.
> I'm running -current, which is mostly why I;m on this list, but my question
> is one of installation order: in doing the conversion, I don't really like
> the idea of accidentally hanging the box. I would like someone to please
> let me know, what's next? Understand, I am still running the i386 compiler
> (but the buildworld builds it's own private compiler, thank you very much).
> I need to know, should I install the world next? Or, is there some more
> correct strategy to get the kernel built?
May be this help:
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