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Old 11-05-2008, 05:34 PM
Volker Armin Hemmann
 
Default systemrescuecd: using x86 for amd64

On Mittwoch 05 November 2008, Alan McKinnon wrote:
> On Wednesday 05 November 2008 18:22:00 Volker Armin Hemmann wrote:
> > On Mittwoch 05 November 2008, Daniel Pielmeier wrote:
> > > 2008/11/5 Momesso Andrea <momesso.andrea@gmail.com>:
> > > > So it is possible to chroot from a 32 to a 64 bit enviroment? And is
> > > > it safe?
> > >
> > > AFAIK chroot from 32 to 64 bit is not possible.
> >
> > you are wrong.
> >
> > You can do it, BUT you need a 64bit kernel.
>
> Ah, but how often have you seen a 32 bit userland running atop a 64 bit
> kernel? I've never seen it (unusual cases like a 32 bit Firefox on a 64 bit
> system excepted)

just boot systemresucuecd with the 64bit kernel. You have a 32bit userland,
64bit kernel and you can chroot into 64bit systems without any problems at
all.

Done it several times.
 

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