[K12OSN] Local i386 apps on an X86_64 server?

C. Duncan Hudson ltsp at dunc-it.com
Wed Jul 8 17:57:50 UTC 2009

Dan Young wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 7:57 AM, C. Duncan Hudson<ltsp at dunc-it.com> wrote:
>> I have LTSP 5 installed on an existing Fedora 10 server - the server is an
>> X86_64 machine, and the clients are all i386.  Everything is working fine,
>> but I'd like to run local apps, but I'm having no luck.  I've rebuilt the
>> image, chrooted into /opt/ltsp/i386.  But when I try to yum install just
>> about anything I get conflicts between the installed x86_64 packages and the
>> corresponding i386 packages.  Is there an easy way to get around this?
> Did you "setarch i386" when you chroot into /opt/ltsp/i386? I.e.:
> setarch i386 chroot /opt/ltsp/i386
> yum install foo
No, I didn't realize that I had to do that - thanks.  So now, after
doing the setarch, I no longer get the complaining about the 64 bit
packages.  But I also find no packages are available.  Is this simply a
matter of adding the 386 repository to my yum.repos.d directory?  Thanks


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