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Re: [SLE] 32 bit software on 64 bit
  • From: Scott Leighton <helphand@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 07:31:26 -0700
  • Message-id: <200505300731.27266.helphand@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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.

Scott

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