[svlug] [Volunteers] Question for the next Linux Conference on Oct, 15th.
rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Sep 21 17:37:16 PDT 2005
Quoting James Sparenberg (james at linuxrebel.org):
> The only problem I've ever seen/heard of was about 3 years ago. Early
> on the Via CPU's where getting detected as i686 when what they really
> are is i586 with a lot of i486 instructions. (go figure) So the i686
> compile kernel would throw them into a kernel panic upon first boot from
> HDD. However if you distro is less than a year old. .... it should
> work without a hitch.
Yep, that's the glitch I was trying to think of. It's definitely
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