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Re: i586 kernels [Was: very common kernel modules slow down the boot process]



On Tue, 2008-04-08 at 09:55 -0500, Mike Cronenworth wrote:

> >>  or am I missing something else?
> > Bring along a lot of time ... installation/updates are really slow ;)
> > 
> 
> Not to sound *too* negative, but is there a donation fund where I can 
> put $5 so you guys with i586s can upgrade? Good lord.
>
> I'm sure if you melted down the gold, copper, and steel in the i586 
> computers you guys have you could *easily* afford a Core 2 Quad with 4 
> gigs of DDR2.
What you are missing: There are other aspects besides "being able to
afford a Core 2 Quad", ...

... if I were interested in running a "multimedia desktop" (which I
presume is the direction certain folks are trying to drive Fedora into),
I'd probably use Vista or buy a Mac.

Ralf




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