Dropping pre-i686 from the archive
punkrockguy318 at comcast.net
Wed Jan 4 01:52:51 GMT 2006
I'm really happy to see this change. 686 optimized packages are
much faster than 386. Take a look at Arch Linux. Arch Linux optimizes
everything with just 686, and this is a noticeable performance boost
from 386 distros like Debian/Ubuntu to Arch.
I have a lot of old computers around... And I believe the oldest
processers I have around are Pentium IIs. I have a Pentium I running in
a old laptop, but I only use that for an X thin client, anyway. By the
way, is there a simple way to use Ubuntu as a thin-X11-client setup?
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