[CentOS] howto install 32 bit libc on x86_64

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Mon Nov 27 16:46:19 UTC 2006

On Mon, Nov 27, 2006 at 11:27:56AM -0500, Jerry Geis wrote:
> >>/ What is the command I need?
> >For current CentOS 4.4 release:
> ># yum install glibc-2.3.4-2.25.i386
> I tried your suggestion and it did not work. see below.
> yum install glibc-2.3.4-2.25.i386

That's because it should be glibc-2.3.4-2.25.i686, as you can tell by
looking in the repository, or simply doing "yum list glibc".

That said, what you might want to do is

   sudo yum groupinstall 'Compatibility Arch Support'

to get all of the "standard" 32-bit packages.

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