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Re: Changing the default 32-bit x86 arch for Fedora 12



Bill Nottingham <notting redhat com> writes:

> What CPUs do we lose that F11 supports?
>
> - Intel i586 (all)
> - Intel Pentium Pro
> - Intel Pentium II
> - Intel Pentium III
> - 32-bit AMD Athlon
> - AMD Geode
> - VIA C3
> - Transmeta Crusoe 

Oh I didn't know my old `2001 PIII 128 MB laptop is that old.
Works fine with F11 BTW.

> A seconday arch could be done for these older CPUs, if someone is interested
> enough. 

I wonder if a switch like that makes a difference for owners of "newer"
CPUs. Aren't they/we already using x86-64, leaving i386 for old
hardware and netbooks?

BTW are those new VIA netbooks SSE2-capable?
-- 
Krzysztof Halasa


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