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Re: 586 kernels.



On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 18:43 -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 17:43 -0500, Mike Chambers wrote:
> > Since the other kernels have their specific names in them, such as ppc,
> > x86-64, ppc64, etc., why can't you use a name for ix86 systems instead
> > of x86?  Heck, why not just x86?  Will rpm upgrade/install with that
> > over 586, 686, etc? 
> 
> We'd have to add the new arch to rpm, yum, etc so that it would be known
> and where it falls in the ordering, etc

How hard would that be, for it to work with Fedora (if that is an option
to use), and to be used on other distros, and still work with their
system, if they use the current methods?

And if it's not that hard to implement, is that something worth using
then?

-- 
Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

"Best little town on Earth!"


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