Linux Desktop Pocket Guide

Thorsten Leemhuis fedora at
Tue Nov 8 12:28:02 UTC 2005

Am Dienstag, den 08.11.2005, 17:25 +0530 schrieb Rahul Sundaram:

> >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:


>As mentioned in the release notes,

Why is there no link? Okay, I can find them fast via google but I looked
two minutes at

and could not find detailed informations. I suppose a normal book author
would get disappointed at this point, too, and proceed without further

The whole section IMHO misses links to some background information -- as
its now it looks a bit "We say so, trust us". 

Ohhh, boy, seems I need to fix this myself. Later.


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