i386-class support changed in F-13?

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Mon Apr 5 18:31:35 UTC 2010

On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 02:48:03PM +0200, Dan Horák wrote:
> Hello,
> I was trying to install i686 variant of F-13 to an Alix board (2D13 with
> Geode LX) and got into troubles. The kernel boots fine, but when it
> should start initramfs the kernel panics. Everything works well when
> using complete F-12 environment and when using F-12 kernel+initramfs
> with F-13 rootfs the initramfs stuff runs well, but when I try to
> manually chroot into the F-13 from the dracut shell I get an "Invalid
> instruction" exception. I though last change in x86 CPU support was in
> F-12 (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/F12X86Support) and it
> explicitly talks about Geode LX as still supported. So the question is
> whether F-13 should still work on Geode LX?

The 2D3/2D13 has only 256 MB of RAM which is a bit tight for
installing Fedora.  TBH I didn't even expect Fedora would work, so I
put Debian on my 2D3 :-(


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