[CentOS] x86_64 package mess ?

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 15:13:53 UTC 2010


On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 7:12 AM, Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I just installed CentOS 5.4 on a 64bit-server. It's the first time I
> work with this sort of hardware. Doing rpm -qa | sort | less shows that
> most of the packages seem to be installed twice: once for i386
> architecture, and then again for x86_64.
>
> Is this normal? Or did I mess up something during install (thought I
> wouldn't know what)?

There is a FAQ about it:

http://wiki.centos.org/FAQ/General#head-357346ff0bf7c14b0849c3bcce39677aaca528e9

Akemi


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