View Full Version : Can Herd2 AMD64 kernel be installed over Edgy !386

January 14th, 2007, 11:18 PM
I have not read anything definitive about installing Feisty amd64 over Edgy !386. However I'm wondering if it can be done successfully?

I have a large primary harddrive where I run Edgy amd64, and then I have a secondary drive that I have Edgy !386 with numerous installed packages (this is my "sandbox" -- test drive). This secondary drive is where I would like to install Feisty amd64 on Edgy so that the settings, data and packages would be preserved as much as possible. I would like to think that this type of installation can (and should) be able to be done -- but I tend to read more bad stories then successful installations. Let me know your experience (pros and cons).

January 15th, 2007, 05:47 AM
On the partition I'm using now, I've recently installed Sabayon (amd64 version) and Feisty H2 32-bit. I don't worry about it because the installer formats the root partition.