when to accept Update Manager available updates

Default User xyzzyx at sbcglobal.net
Sun Mar 26 18:47:32 UTC 2006

On Sun, 2006-03-26 at 18:39 +0100, Daniel Carrera wrote:

> I am surpised that the update manager gave you a glibc optimised for 686 
> if you don't have 686. Many one of the gurus here can comment.
> All I can suggest is that Ubuntu thought you had a 686 
> system fom the beginning.
> BTW, I have no idea whether running glibc-686 on an AMD k6 will cause 
> Firefox to crash. Maybe someone in the know can comment.

confirmation: the processor is an AMD K6-2 400, and "uname -a" returns:

i586 GNU/Linux

so i would think Ubuntu would see it as a '586.

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