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Old 02-12-2008, 09:36 PM   #1
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Converting i386 system to AMD64


I installed a Kanotix (i386) based distro on my AMD64 laptop. Everything works fine except the wlan. Is it possible to convert the i386 system to AMD64? and how? Thanks.
 
Old 02-12-2008, 09:54 PM   #2
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Install AMD64 from scratch.
 
Old 02-15-2008, 11:45 AM   #3
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Thanks but why? Is this impossible or it is just difficult?
 
Old 02-15-2008, 12:23 PM   #4
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You are dealing with two completely different OSes here ... There is no upgrade/downgrade path.
 
Old 02-15-2008, 12:29 PM   #5
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I seriously doubt that switching from i386 to AMD64 will by itself do anything for your wireless. You are much better off searching for solutions for whatever specific driver and router-side encryption you have first - before you reinstall.
 
Old 02-22-2008, 03:51 PM   #6
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Thanks. Yes, I found the solution. I installed kernel 2.6.23.16 and ndiswrapper 1.52 and every thing works fine now.
 
  


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