Kernel ARCH i586 i686 - need clarification

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Sat Jan 8 21:40:06 UTC 2005

On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 03:42:02AM -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
> > Both of these are i686. Only original Pentium (and Pentium MMX) are i586.
> > Pentium Pro and onward are i686.
> Your "only" is inappropriate. K6 & K6/2 are also i586. See also

"Of Intel processors, only original Pentium...."


"Only original Pentium (and Pentium MMX, and various clones)...."



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