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Re: [opensuse] switch from 32bit opensuse to 64bit
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2014 08:41:37 +0100
  • Message-id: <lfrnft$9h0$2@saturn.local.net>
Linda Walsh wrote:

Per Jessen wrote:
Paul Neuwirth wrote:

Hallo,
I accidently installed 32 bit opensuse on several machines.
Is there an easy way to switch to 64bit? such as adding 86_64 repos
and zypper --dup --allow-architecture-change (unfortunately this
option doesn't exist)?
Any hints?
A notice in the setup, that a 32bit os is going to be installed on
a 64bit system would be very nice...

:-) It might be intentional. 32bit apps use less memory, if you run
a lot of them, there's more room with a 32bit os.

Would be easy to tell -- if the user has >=8G, go for 64-bit, else
ask?


Yep, not a bad idea.



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