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Debian: how to install a 64 bit package using apt?

I am migrating my system to 64 bit and the debian wiki suggests to first debootstrap a 64bit into a directory, then collect all 64bit packages and install them but this doesn't work. To install 64bit ...
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eth and bridge take very long time to set state on (debian 7 + intel i210 gigabit network controller)

It takes almost 5 minutes for eth link to get into state UP after reboot in debian 7 x64. The problem is those drivers are not in standard kernel, I had to install them from source (igb-5.0.6.tar.gz ...
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debian kernel upgrade to 2.6.32-5-amd64 but uname still shows 686

I'm try to upgrade a debian system to 2.6 64 bit kernel with the command aptitude install linux-image-2.6.32-5-amd64 which works fine. The system reboots, /vmlinuz -> boot/vmlinuz-2.6.32-5-amd64 ...
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Debian, 6rd tunnel, and connection troubles

Long story short I am having issues with IPv6 using a 6rd tunnel with my ISP, charter business. They offer a 6rd tunnel that I think I have properly set up, but the server doesn’t reply to every ipv6 ...
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Should I run 32 bit and 64 bit production applications on a 64 bit Debian server?

I need to run 2 proprietary C++ applications, one is 64 bit and the other is 32 bit ,on a production Debian GNU/Linux server. Both have a lot of dependencies for libraries provided by debian. Here ...
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Debian Lenny 64 Bit doesn't show 4GB Memory

I'm using Debian 5.0 (Lenny) 64Bit on my server and my server has 4GB memory but unfortunately Debian shows 2 GB on /proc/meminfo and with "top" command. Do I need to use bigmem kernel with 64bit ...
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Can only see 2GB of 4GB on 2.6.26-1-xen-amd64 debian 5, Dell PowerEdge 860

Any suggestions? Adding mem=4G to grub doesn`t help. free total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 2538496 299684 2238812 0 7380 ...
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Compile a debian package for amd64 on a i386 machine?

I have a i386 ubuntu hardy machine, and an amd64 ubuntu hardy machine. I want to compile a debian package (a.k.a. deb) for the amd64 machine on the i386 (because I don't have enough memory to compile ...
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Virtual Server: decide for 32bit or 64bit Debian

I have to get a new vserver from a well known ISP hoster. I will take Debian minimal anyway But i'm not shure getting 32bit or 64bit. The caracteristics of the VM do not need 64b (RAM max. 758Mb). ...
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Is there any reason to use 64bit MySQL (and OS) on small databases?

I have a relatively small and happy MySQL 5.1 database living on a FreeBSD 7.1 64bit install. Because of incompatibility with our backup software and FreeBSD, I have to move the databases to a Linux ...