Upgrade of i585 to i686 server

Brian Truter fedora-list at kurse.damnyou.org
Thu Aug 5 14:48:54 UTC 2004

> Hi,
> I've just upgraded my mail server box from a vanilla pentium to a
> pentium 2, simply by switching the disk to the new box.
> I'm now getting lots of text on boot up; I'm assuming that this is
> because the kernel is a i586 rather than an i686.
> What  I'd like to know is it ok to force an RPM update to change the
> kernel, c libs, ssl and anything else that has an i686 version rpm.
> Any view of the best way to go about  this would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Tony
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I believe i586 is Athlon. i386 would be for Pentium and Pentium II.

You probably just need to run kudzu, and let the system reconfigure itself.

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