x86_64 as Fedora's primary platform

Jan Kratochvil jan.kratochvil at redhat.com
Mon Sep 27 19:50:21 UTC 2010

On Mon, 27 Sep 2010 19:53:09 +0200, seth vidal wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-09-27 at 13:48 -0400, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> > When will the Fedora project begin recommending x86_64 as the
> > preferred option on the relevant hardware?
> 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.

F14+ livecd-tools have now /usr/bin/mkbiarch for live images automatically
choosing x86_64/i686.  I was told it is too late for F14 biarch spin but for
F15+ that one should be the best default.

(With all the movie downloads around please do not reply wrt file size.)


More information about the devel mailing list