Re: [bitfolk] Latest kernel update seems broken on 32-bit Ub…

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Author: Andy Smith
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Subject: Re: [bitfolk] Latest kernel update seems broken on 32-bit Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver)

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On Sat, Sep 29, 2018 at 05:40:56PM +0000, Andy Smith wrote:
> If you are currently running 32-bit Ubuntu and wish to upgrade to
> 18.04, you will need to go multiarch and use a 64-bit kernel at the
> moment. If you have already done a release upgrade and now have an
> unbootable VPS then one way to recover from it is to install a
> 64-bit kernel via the rescue VM.

Oh, since the fix is known, I suppose compiling your own new kernel
package would also be an option. Installing a packaged 64-bit kernel
seems easier though.


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