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Re: boot.iso problem?



On Sat, Feb 07, 2004 at 11:55:39PM +0100, shrek-m gmx de wrote:
> G. Wolfe Woodbury wrote:
> 
> >AMD K6-2
> >
> 
> could you say that this is an older amd-processor ?
> yes !
> 
> perhaps
> ftp://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/development/i386/RELEASE-NOTES-x86-en.html
> ----
> 
> Test Anaconda (the Fedora Core installation program) for proper operation.
> 
> 
>      Note
> 
> Due to a mistake made at build-time, the ISO images for Fedora Core 1.90 
> Test 1 include support for i686-class processors only, meaning that it 
> will not be possible to boot Anaconda on systems with Intel Pentium, 
> older AMD, or VIA processors.

Thanks for the pointer. (That will teach me to remember to read the
Release Notes!)

But,
Isn't this a show-stopper?  It eliminates a whole bunch of possible
testers and excercisers.  I can't use my main x686-class machine as a
testbed due to its use as a server for various other things on my net.
I'd dearly love to test out FC2-test1 in a complete install mode (I'm
already using yum/up2date to track the development tree.)

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