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Re: [suse-amd64] Random lockups/freezes when running 64-bit SUSE 9.3
  • From: Colin Carter <colincarter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 07:29:10 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <200504301729.47587.colincarter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 30 April 2005 16:57, Matt T. wrote:
> On Saturday 30 April 2005 06:46, Colin Carter wrote:
> > Thanks to Matt...
> >
> > On Saturday 30 April 2005 00:43, Matt T. wrote:
> > > On Friday 29 April 2005 09:50, Colin Carter wrote:
> > > > On Friday 29 April 2005 01:28, R Kimber wrote:
> [snip]
> > > > What do you mean by mixed" Vs "Fully 64" ?
> > > > Regards,
> > > > Colin
> > > HTH,
> > > Matt
> >
> > Thank you Matt.
> > Does this mean that I can safely use rpm to install a 32 bit application
> > onto my "64 bit" system? Say from the same SuSE disks?
> Yes. Use yast to install the software, and you should be save anyway. Apt
> should be fine too.
> look in /lib and /usr/lib, all that stuff is 32 bit.
> Many libs are installed as both a 32 bit and a 64 bit version, so you can
> run either 64 bit or 32 bit apps using them.
> The kernel and its modules is of course pure 64 bit. Here a mix is not
> used.
> Regards,
> Matt
Thanks again Matt. Muchly appreciated.
Some of my fears of the unknown have been dissipated.
Regards,
Colin

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