System attempts to register with incorrect architecture after upgrade from 32-bit to 64-bit or when booting from media for a different architecture

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • Why is my i386 system registering as a x86_64 with RHN ?
  • i686 system attempts to register with as x86_64
  • System attempts to register with incorrect architecture after upgrade from 32-bit to 64-bit
  • System cannot find base channel on satellite although this is synchronized
  • Nach Upgrade keine Verbindung zum Satellite - Server mehr

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (RHEL)  5
  • Red Hat Network (RHN)
  • Red Hat Network Satellite
  • Booting from media for a different architecture
  • Upgrade to different architecture via Anaconda

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