[CentOS] Migration from 32 to 64 bits

Tue Feb 25 18:32:55 UTC 2014
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 12:28 PM, Steve Clark <sclark at netwolves.com> wrote:
> On 02/25/2014 01:17 PM, Fabrizio Di Carlo wrote:
>> Hello to all,
>> currently I have CentOS 6.4 32 bit, very simple setup on my notebook,
>> I want to migrate it from 32 to 64 bits cause I want to play with some
>> VMs etc etc.
>> Do you have some suggestions on how to do backup of folders (mainly I
>> have 1 user) or just copy the user folder and stop?
>> Fabrizio
> Hmmm... we have 32bit CentOS 6.3 running both 32bit and 64bit VirtualBox VMs just fine.

Yes, if you want to use KVM you'd need a 64-bit install, but for
VirtualBox or VMware Player it should only depend on the CPU
capability, not the host OS.

  Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com