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devdoc:devdoc_switch_genx86_64_and_vm [2017/06/11 08:18]
abelbeck [Upgrade switch to genx86_64 (64-bit) or genx86_64-vm (64-bit w/VM kernel)]
devdoc:devdoc_switch_genx86_64_and_vm [2017/06/11 08:24] (current)
abelbeck [Switching Images between genx86_64 and genx86_64-vm]
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 Beginning with AstLinux 1.3.0, you can do an upgrade-switch to/from genx86_64 and genx86_64-vm. ​ This may be particularly useful with VMware installations that were originally deployed with the bare-metal genx86_64 (Video console) image, and with new features of AstLinux 1.3 you may want to switch to the VM-centric genx86_64-vm (Video console) image. Beginning with AstLinux 1.3.0, you can do an upgrade-switch to/from genx86_64 and genx86_64-vm. ​ This may be particularly useful with VMware installations that were originally deployed with the bare-metal genx86_64 (Video console) image, and with new features of AstLinux 1.3 you may want to switch to the VM-centric genx86_64-vm (Video console) image.
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 +For a practical matter, this only applies to VMware installations,​ either KVM / Xen / Hyper-V require the genx86_64-vm image and should never be switched to genx86_64.
  
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