x86_64 as Fedora's primary platform

Michał Piotrowski mkkp4x4 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 18:16:21 UTC 2010


2010/9/27 Athmane Madjoudj <athmanem at gmail.com>:
> On 09/27/2010 06:53 PM, seth vidal wrote:
>>
>> i686 will run on x86_64 and i686 machines and on the overwhelming
>> majority of hw someone will happen to have.
>>
>> x86_64 will not.
>>
>> until i686 is uncommon (which is still not yet) I think we should keep
>> the default i686.
>>
>
> Most (if not all) Atom-based netbook are i686.

AFAICS only old single core "Diamondville"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intel_Atom_microprocessors#Single-Core_Netbook_processors

But I think it is quite popular CPU

Regards,
Michal


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