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Old 05-06-2009, 03:40 PM   #1
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i686 and x86-64 on same live usb

hi, is there a way to put both kernels on the same fc-10 live-usb ?

(something like if the x86-64 kernel fails to boot it automatically tries the boot option for the i686 kernel ?)

or is the failsafe to always use the i686 version since both machines can boot it.

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You could either try a dual boot option with different partitions, (that'll work) or use the grub option failsafe in the grub manual if you want to choose between an x86_64 and an i686 kernel with i686 userspace.
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You will need two separate complete installs to do this, one 64bit and one 32bit. With Fedora (and most rpm based systems) you cannot just change the kernel from 64bit to 32bit, you have to change the majority of the system.

Just set it up like any other dual boot system.


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