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



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Frank Murphy wrote:

> On 16/06/09 04:56, Matt Domsch wrote:
> 
>>
>> with a BIOS a little over 5 years old.  Is it long in the 
tooth?  sure.  Is it still very
>> functional?  you bet.
>>
>> I wouldn't go so far as to require sse2 in such a move.
>>
> 
> 
> I would have to agree with Matt on this.
> I have put fedora on boxes for people with 2000-2002 bios 
dates.
> Ex Win machines, no longer upgradable by them.
> Not on the internet, but happily working away.
> One of them, just last month.
> 
> Frank

Were we just lucky enough to get an i686 machine with PAE in 
2000? Came with Win 98SE, 64MB RAM, and 667MHz Intel Celeron. 
BIOS even supports USB keyboards, not sure about USB boot.

- --Ben
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