Where is the i686 kernel

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Thu May 19 21:14:08 UTC 2005

On Thu, May 19, 2005 at 09:24:27PM +0100, Tony Arnold wrote:
>On Thu, 2005-05-19 at 22:15 +0200, Dennis Kaarsemaker wrote:
>> On do, 2005-05-19 at 20:47 +0100, Tony Arnold wrote:
>> > I have an i686 class machine (as reported by uname -m) so I gues I
>> > should be running a kernel that is optimised for an i686. The kernel I
>> > am currently running is  2.6.10-5-386, however, when I search for the
>> > 585 kernel in Synaptic, I cannot find it. Any ideas where I should be
>> > looking?
>> The best option is to install linux-686, this will keep both the kernel
>> and the restricted-modules current.
>I have now done this, but to be honest, I'm not sure I can tell the
>difference! Is the difference likely to be noticeable during an
>interactive GUI session?

No, not really. The most noticable thing is probably the result of
running 'uname -a' ;-)


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