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Re: 586 kernels.



On Thu, 2007-06-21 at 07:10 -0500, Dr. Diesel wrote:
> On 6/21/07, Alan Cox <alan redhat com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 21, 2007 at 06:50:23AM -0500, Dr. Diesel wrote:
> > > The 38 comes from Smolt:
> > >
> > > http://smolt.fedoraproject.org/stats
> > >
> > > Did someone say it isn't always detected correctly?
> >
> > Smolt is currently only counting a subset of FC7 users. Lots of us are
> > still using FC6 and the data should be skewed towards bigger/new boxes for
> > early adopter patterns - still useful data for arguing the 586 kernel is
> > relatively low userbase.
> >
> 
> I really hate to screw people, but you guys have enough work already!
> Do we really need Fedora 10 to be able to run on a i586?

Why not?  We're talking about getting Fedora running on ARM and SPARC
and Alpha.  Make i586 a secondary arch :)

josh


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