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Old 12-06-2011, 12:20 PM
Thanasis Georgiou
Default 2 recommendations needed for installing Arch Linux

No idea about the filesystems but on 32-bit architecture, you
shouldn't have any problems. Arch is using a different repository for
32-bit software under 64-bit machines called 'multilib'. You only need
to enable that and you will be fine.

On 6 December 2011 15:08, Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf@alice-dsl.net> wrote:
> Hi
> I'm new to the list.
> I already received some hints from another Arch Linux mailing list.
> Sorry that my mail is formatted in HTML. When I tied to restore the distro I used before from a backup for the billionth time, I made a mistake and accidentally deleted originals and backups from ext4 partitions.
> Currently I'm even unable to boot any from my other Linux installs, so I'm using a Parted Magic live CD, resp. the web mailing thingy from my provider.
> I'll switch to Arch Linux because for my needs, audio productions, it could be easier to keep it stable than it is for other distros.
> I've got two questions.
> 1. What is a safe FS, that can be recovered? Ext4 seemingly isn't such a FS. The FS also should be usable for audio productions. Security regarding to multiple user usage, web access, server usage etc. are unimportant for a DAW.
> 2. For my main Linux I always prefer to use 64-bit architecture, but 32-bit architecture compatibility is needed. Is there something I should take care about when installing Arch Linux?
> Cheers!
> Ralf
Old 12-06-2011, 01:24 PM
Nicolás Adamo
Default 2 recommendations needed for installing Arch Linux

Man, since ext4 was born, all I heard about it was good...
Regarding data integrity:
But my advice is to mount a RAID arrange. That would be bulletproof. Never
made one, but I think's it's all BIOS level; not archlinux.
If you're still willing to try distros, I think it will interest you:



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