Illegal instruction while upgrading to Maverick

Alan Pope alan at
Thu Oct 14 20:41:04 UTC 2010

On 14 October 2010 21:36, Ben Coleman <oloryn at> wrote:
> On 10/14/2010 3:34 PM, Alan Pope wrote:
>> That looks suspiciously like bug 587186 caused by Maverick not
>> supporting i686-class CPUs.
> I presume you mean < i686-class CPUs?

Uh, yes, sorry.

>> I am not familiar with the AMD K6-2 range of CPUs but they look like
>> they might be i586 class?
> /proc/cpuinfo shows class-family: 5, so I guess so.

I dunno how to interpret those.

> I wonder if this will affect the Lubuntu project, which is geared
> towards these type of older machines.  I guess the Lubuntu people will
> have to have their own libc6?

I guess,yes. Going to be an issue for anyone using very low power/spec machines.


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