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Re: [SLE] 32 bit software on 64 bit
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 10:44:17 -0400
  • Message-id: <1117464257.6861.12.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2005-05-30 at 07:31 -0700, Scott Leighton wrote:
> On Monday 30 May 2005 7:26 am, James Wright wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > >>I have Dell powerEdge 1850, with dual processor 3.6 GHz,
> > >>I bought SLE 9.0 and used the x86 CD
> > >>when installtion starts i got a message
> > >>" you are installing 32 bit software on 64 bit computer"
> > >>to my knowledge the specs are for 32 bit
> > >>I continued the installtion with no problem...but should i use the
> > >> EMT64T( i tried it did not give this message but there alot of errors
> > >> loading modules
> > >>
> > >>I will install oracle on this server..
> >
> > If the specs say that the chips are 32-bit, then stay with the 32-bit
> > OS. 64-bit won't work well or at all.
> >
>
> The CD may have 32 bit on one side and 64 bit on the
> other, I know that 9.1 and 9.2 shipped that way. If you
> install the 32 bit side on a 64 bit machine, that's the message
> you will get.
>
I believe it was the DVD that was doubled sided, not the CD's.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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