upgrade SUSE 32bit to SUSE 64bit

Posted on 2008-11-11
Last Modified: 2013-12-05
I have a client that needs a 64 bit SUSE, but he already has one that is 32bit. It is not running he was just curious if there is a upgrade vs a complete new install.
Question by:zenworksb
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    Unfortunately I do not believe that it is possible to upgrade to 64 bit without a complete reinstall.  Should be easy though since it is unused and probably contains little to no information worth saving.
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    No, there is no upgrade path between 32 and 64 bit on any operating system; a complete reinstall is the only way to do this.

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