Upgrade to AMD-64 - Debian

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  1. Upgrade to AMD-64

    Is there a way to move from i386 to AMD-64 system,
    without starting from scratch?

    Thanks,

    Nick


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  2. Re: Upgrade to AMD-64

    On Sat, Nov 17, 2007 at 08:18:44PM -0500, Nick Torys wrote:
    > Is there a way to move from i386 to AMD-64 system,
    > without starting from scratch?


    No.

    Regards,
    Andrei
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  3. Re: Upgrade to AMD-64

    On Sat, Nov 17, 2007 at 08:18:44PM -0500, Nick Torys wrote:
    > Is there a way to move from i386 to AMD-64 system,
    > without starting from scratch?


    Almost from scratch but ... You may use most of /etc data. So
    * install amd64 to a new partition,
    * boot into amd64
    * mount old system to somewhere
    * copy as much configuration

    Good luck.

    (FYI: This should be asked to debian-user list)

    Osamu


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