On 2012-10-26 19:18 (GMT+0200) Carlos E. R. composed:
Felix Miata wrote:
> On a test system with 12.2 I decided I want to
upgrade from 32 bit to 64 bit rather than
> install fresh, as a test. I've done it before, but this time I noticed YaST
decided all repos
> needed to be deleted. A byproduct of this is the BS version of xorg-x11-server
> upgraded to 64 bit, giving me nonsensical choices to resolve, #3 of which is not
keeping the 32
> bit kernel installed.
Upgrade online? I doubt it is even possible. Offline
yes, and there repos are mostly irrelevant.
Hybrid offline, started via installation kernel and initrd with Grub, to
target partition that is clone of existing installation with UUID and label
I aborted that after sending OP, then again started via installation kernel
and initrd with Grub, but to skeleton target partition that is clone of
existing installation with UUID and label changed, *and* most system dirs
deleted (bin, dev, lib, sys, usr, var, sbin, &&&) but root data (e.g.
/root/.bashrc,.bash_history,.config,etc), config files (e.g.
their in-place backups (e.g.
The goal today was twofold:
1:switch 12.2 to 64 bit (hung in YaST firstboot repo downloading step @13:56;
now rebooted OK)
2:upgrade 12.2 to Factory (from 1st clone to a second clone, with zypper, yet
"The wise are known for their understanding, and pleasant
words are persuasive." Proverbs 16:21 (New Living Translation)
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