Announcing Fedora Core 6 Test 1 (5.90)

Dave Jones davej at
Wed Jun 21 19:25:16 UTC 2006

On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 05:09:40AM +1000, David Timms wrote:

 > >Perhaps we can get a show of hands of all the people who actually care
 > >about Fedora on i586 systems...
 > fedora test pilot +mock builder. hp omnibook 4150 pentiumII 366MHz [256M]
 > 2nd desktop: compaq celeron 500 MHz [512M]

These are 686 class CPUs

 > Working on low budget machines ($100 laptop project) may also 
 > necessitate older or non mainstream (amd/intel) processors.

The OLPC project is actually an interesting corner-case, as it's 686 capable
(it even has cmov), however it allegedly runs code tuned for 586 faster.



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