Migrating from i386 to AMD64

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Wed Apr 18 12:31:34 UTC 2007

Wojciech Puchar writes:

>  you have to reinstall completely. BUT
>  - make a list of installed ports
>  - make backup of all configuration files and data files
>  - install FReeBSD/AMD64 AND this ports
>  - THEN put all your config files and data files.

	The easiest way to do this is to install to a new disk and
mount the old disk (hardware) read-only.  The backup /is/ the data;
100% accessible and 0% chance of accidentally deleting anything

				Robert Huff

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