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Re: Changing the default 32-bit x86 arch for Fedora 12 (#2)



On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 2:00 PM, Richard W.M. Jones<rjones redhat com> wrote:
> This just doesn't look worthwhile at all.
>
> My proposal is that we actually start to 'downgrade' x86, start
> compiling for baseline i386, and try to support people running Fedora
> on really old hardware, through projects like the Minimal Platform
> feature.

Hmm. In the scheme of the numbers you references. What does that look
like in terms of a performance penalty? Or was your proposal
specifically covered by Bill's numbers?
is the downgrade you are talking about within the jitter of Bill's
posted performance numbers as well?

-jef


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