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Old 10-20-2008, 02:43 PM   #1
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64 bit from 32 bit

Hello Linux Great Gurus,

I have a linux redhat(redhat 5) machine which is 32 bit. I would like it make it as 64 bit.

Is there any solutions or i need to reinstall my OS.
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cat /etc/redhat-release
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.1 Beta (Tikanga)
Old 10-20-2008, 03:12 PM   #3
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You have to reinstall the OS. You can save your files though and copy them back over, but the 64-bit OS needs a new kernel, new library files, and some new programs to work.
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hmm.. Thanks CRC123. I was wondering is there any way to do withour reinstalling the OS. Lol


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