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Old 04-12-2011, 06:15 PM   #1
knight85
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Unable to install slackware on macbook pro


Hi
I have macbook pro,coare 2 duo 64 bit processor so i downloaded slackware13.1 64 bit but before installing it,i wanted to try it on virtual machine but it is giving me error "this kernel requires an x86-64 cpu,but only detected an i686 cpu. unable to boot-please use a kernel appropriate for your cpu"

I checked my machine is 64bit.what should i do now to get slack up and running.
 
Old 04-12-2011, 07:24 PM   #2
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I would try the 32bit version of Slackware and see what happens.

That would tell you whether it was specifically a Slack 64 issue or a more general one.

There used to a project for porting Slackware to Mac called Slackintosh, but it seems inactive right now.
 
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Old 04-12-2011, 07:27 PM   #3
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Are you sure that your mac os is 64-bit?
 
Old 04-13-2011, 01:10 AM   #4
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yes i am sure its 64 bit
 
  


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