Linux Desktop Pocket Guide

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Tue Nov 8 11:55:35 UTC 2005


>Could someone tell the author that this is not correct? This argument is
>so old and still wrong -- someone with a deep  knowledge on the subject
>should write down the truth* into the wiki so we can point people to it.
>*that is afaik: Fedora is optimized for up to date processors like the
>Pentium 4 but still compatible with i386 (hence the i386 in the postfix
>in the rpmname). Compiling for i586 might even be slower than that was
>fedora does.
Not sure on reaching the author but information about optimization and 
performance with reference to the i386 instruction set is available from:


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