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Parkour_Lama
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Upgrading from 32 to 64 Bit?

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As the title says, I'm considering upgrading from 32 to 64 bit OS.
I've already downloaded 64 bit and tested it out on a clean SD card. It works great and there is a noticeable jump in benchmark performance.

Now, the question is can I upgrade from the existing SD card without losing my data. I know I'll need to format it and perform a clean install.
Importantly, I am running:
1. Nextcloud Server
2. MineOS Server
3. TorrentBox
Which I REALLY don't want to go into the hassle of installing all over again.

Will dietpi-backup work? Or is there another way? Or is it simply not possible?
P.S. I'm not an advanced user, I saw some stuff online that looked pretty complicated so simple explanations would be appreciated.
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Joulinar
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Re: Upgrading from 32 to 64 Bit?

Post by Joulinar »

Hi,

Simple explanation. No, not possible and not recommended.
Pls let us know if a solution is working. This could help others if they hit by similar situation. Your DietPi Team
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