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



Peter Robinson (pbrobinson gmail com) said: 
> > I know of *no one* in the community who tests on i586 to ensure that it
> > works. (If this drags them out of silence, so be it!) It is certainly not
> > part of the QA matrix for testing RCs. On the kernel side, I doubt the kernel
> > team even has hardware around that they could test fixes on.
> 
> Well geode is technically i586 even though it has cmov. I use two of
> them on a pretty regular basis. There are quite a few of the community
> who have XOs as part of the testing program that handed them out in
> the F10 devel period and I know a number of RedHat engineers have them
> as well so there is a least some hardware around for testing.

Geode (at least the variant in the XO, and later models) isn't intended
to be dropped here. There are earlier Geodes (the original version was
486-ish) that wouldn't be supported.

Bill


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