Re: 64 bit F7

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On 7/17/07, Alan M. Evans <[email protected]> wrote:
On Tue, 2007-07-17 at 14:02 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>     I think you answered my question. I am able to yum things for my 32
> bit Linux and all the updates they send out are for 32 bit machines. If
> I were to go 64 bit I need to FTP the RPM files and and install them
> myself.

I'm not sure what leads you to say this. Have you ever even tried?

Observe as I update my Athlon64 X2 workstation with yum:

       [[email protected] ~]# yum update
       Loading "installonlyn" plugin
       Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
       Setting up Update Process
       Setting up repositories
       Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
       Reading repository metadata in from local files
       Resolving Dependencies
       --> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
       ---> Package gimp.x86_64 2:2.2.17-1.fc6 set to be updated
       ---> Package nfs-utils.x86_64 1:1.0.10-14.fc6 set to be updated
       ---> Package gimp-libs.x86_64 2:2.2.17-1.fc6 set to be updated
       --> Running transaction check

       Dependencies Resolved

        Package                 Arch       Version          Repository        Size
        gimp                    x86_64     2:2.2.17-1.fc6   updates            10 M
        gimp-libs               x86_64     2:2.2.17-1.fc6   updates           423 k
        nfs-utils               x86_64     1:1.0.10-14.fc6  updates           347 k

       Transaction Summary
       Install      0 Package(s)
       Update       3 Package(s)
       Remove       0 Package(s)

       Total download size: 11 M
       Is this ok [y/N]:

That holds until you try to run multimedia. We're a ways off from
getting all multimedia packages in a 64-bit version.

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