Dropping pre-i686 from the archive

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at optusnet.com.au
Thu Jan 12 16:17:54 GMT 2006

On Wed, 11 Jan 2006 23:44:44 -0700
Ben Aldrich <vrecan at gmail.com> wrote:

> >No-one suggests that old pentiums with 32 or 64 MB RAM can run GNOME well
> >- it's worth pointing out though, that until recently one of my machines
> >was a P200 MMX 64MB RAM running Breezy with fluxbox quite successfully
> this just proves my point its a 686 machine and it still can't handle the
> default installation of ubuntu. 

Actually a Pentium 200 MMX is an i586 machine, not 686. My understanding
is that Pentium II and up is 686

Not that this is particularly relevant - Oliver has already explained why
pentium I and 486 machines are still useful for LTSP.


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