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Installation of SUSE 11 sp1 (32 bit) on 64 bit Architecture

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I'm trying to install SUSE 11 sp1 (32 bit) on a 64 bit architecture and, while the installation finishes, it hangs on boot.

I get the error message  "probing EDD (edd=off to disable)...ok" and then it hangs.
I tried adding edd=off to the kernel line on boot, which makes the error message go away, but it still hangs.

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This guide help you to troubleshoot SUSE Linux Enterprise system. I have found it useful and used it.

http://www.novell.com/events/linuxworld/downloads/Troubleshooting.pdf
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Pieter Jordaan earned 500 total points
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Hi

Did you look at installing the 64bit system, but with the 32bit compatibility libraries?

This will keep the kernel happy, and emulate 32bit for the applications.
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