32 bit to 64 bit
andreev.peter at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 08:49:10 UTC 2012
here is the step-by-step how to migrate between architectures:
It's in russian, but you could use google translate.
Of course all such docs provided without any warranties.
2012/6/28 Erich Dollansky <erichfreebsdlist at ovitrap.com>
> On Thursday 28 June 2012 00:33:03 Robert Huff wrote:
> > Odhiambo Washington writes:
> > > > Will the buildworld ---> buildkernel KERNCONF=FOO64 allow a 32 bit
> > > > installation to build a 64 bit kernel? I'd like to upgrade this
> > > > machine to 64 bit AMD and I'd prefer not to do it from a DVD if
> > > > I can do it from source. Has anyone tried this and succeeded
> > > > (or failed spectacularly) on a remote install/upgrade?
> > >
> > > Please just don't do it.
> > >
> > > Backup, Install new, restore configs and data!
> > I'd go even further:
> > 1) replace the old disk, and jumper it to "read-only".
> > 2) install 64-bit system on new disk. (use the opportunity to
> > adjust partition size/layout)
> > 3) mount the old disk externally, and copy as needed.
> > 4) when done, store the old disk in a safe, known spot for a
> > year.
> to learn then that cosnumer grade disk do not start anymore after a one
> year break?
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