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Re: Jakub's Recommendations for ia32 Support



> Just a note, I believe that the ia32 support should "concentrate" on
> netbooks (So Intel Atom), those are the only new things on the market
> that can't run x86_64, and the userbase of those will just grow and
> every percent of extra performance will make many people happy.

So we should ignore OLPC that is deploying 100's of thousands all
running Fedora?

> A benchmark run on one of those might be very useful to make the final
> decision, not that the more server-oriented tests are very useful for the
> typical netbook userbase.

Benchmark for an OLPC device would be good too.

> And then there's the "should work even with this" decision, and i686 without
> cmov is a reasonable minimum there. Could be i686+cmov or +sse2, but those
> will make a lot of people unhappy.

Pretty sure OLPC supports cmov thought but definitely not SSE2.

Peter


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