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Old 04-16-2009, 10:24 AM   #1
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Unhappy Installing Mandriva 2009 (Powerpack 64) on a 32 bit laptop


I just want to know if I could Install Mandriva 2009 (Powepack 64) on my laptop.

I have an acer aspire 5315 laptop with the following specifications:

CPU: intel celeron 560 @2.13GHz
Arch: i386
Ram: 1 GB
Storage: 120 GB

Will you please help me fast?
Old 04-16-2009, 12:31 PM   #2
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Powerpack 64 is the 64 bit version? You shouldn't install a 64 bit operating system on a machine which has 4GB of RAM or less; it'll just be slow and bloated and you only gain something out of 64 bit systems if you have a lot of RAM. If your CPU is 32 bit - it wouldn't even work either. Just stick to 32 bit.

Sorry that I couldn't help you "fast" as you requested - but this is a forum, and forums are like that . Mandriva should be offering professional support for their Powerpacks since the Powerpack is a commercial product, so maybe they can help you faster next time (although I seriously doubt ).
Old 04-16-2009, 12:33 PM   #3
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It should work however I would use the 32 bit instead! Intel shows your cpu as being 64bit compatible though!


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