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I know this sounds crazy but I would like to run this OS in 32bit mode until I am ready to move to 64 bit. I would like to edit the com.apple.boot.plist so that I don't have to type -x32 everytime I boot up Snow Leopard. By default it wants to use 64bit kernel on my system.

I know to force 64bit one must put in the kernel flags area, but what do I put for 32 bit mode?

<key>Kernel Flags</key>
<string>arch=x86_64</string> _linenums:0'><key>Kernel Flags</key><string>arch=x86_64</string>

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-x32 lol

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-x32 lol


arch=-x32?

or

arch=x32

or

arch=x86_32

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In plist it's -x32.

The arch command is for Chameleon.

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In plist it's -x32.

The arch command is for Chameleon.



Awesome, I will give it a shot. Thanks guys!

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I know this sounds crazy but I would like to run this OS in 32bit mode until I am ready to move to 64 bit. I would like to edit the com.apple.boot.plist so that I don't have to type -x32 everytime I boot up Snow Leopard. By default it wants to use 64bit kernel on my system.

I know to force 64bit one must put in the kernel flags area, but what do I put for 32 bit mode?

<key>Kernel Flags</key>
<string>arch=x86_64</string> _linenums:0'><key>Kernel Flags</key><string>arch=x86_64</string>

Thanks


you can also use
<key>Kernel Flags</key>
<string>arch=i386</string>





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