right kernel-image for pentium M

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Tue Sep 21 02:10:31 UTC 2004

On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 04:03:54AM +0200, Christoph Sturm wrote:

> I have a centrino notebook with a pentium M, and the ubuntu installer
> installed the kernel-image-386, but it seems to me that a pentium M is
> a 686 style processor, and that the 686 kernel should be installed
> instead. Or does the 686 kernel contain stuff that the pentium m
> doesnt support?

The 686 kernel works fine on Pentium M processors.  386 is installed by
default because that is the kernel included on the CD, and it works for all

> Btw: is there a changelog for the ubuntu kernel available somewhere,
> or a list of patches it contains?

/usr/share/doc/linux-image-`uname -r`/changelog.Debian.gz

 - mdz

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