> On Wed, Jul 24, 2002 at 11:24:57AM +0100 or thereabouts, Anders
> Holm wrote:
> > Hi Conor.
> > From the top of my head, I believe the Celeron is recognised as an i686
> > arch, whereas the K6-2 is a i586 arch. That's why you have this problem.
> > Re-install it as a i586/i386 system instead, and you'd be fine.
>> But can I install _on top_ of the existing installation without losing
> what's already there? Will an _upgrade_ recognise the new arch
> and install
> the correct kernel?
Why would you want to upgrade? If I understand your situation, you haven't
really used this system have you? Why not then just re-install? Just
If you want you could just replace the i686 packages with their i586 or i386
equivalents and you're set. It all depends on what you are using this system
for, I suppose. If it's just a small test box or desktop, it's not too bad
to have to check a small number of configs. If it's a production system,
you're worse off. Then again, I'd not really be inclined to believe this box
is used for production purposes if you are having these problems.. :)
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