[Mageia-dev] i686 must be Pentium II ?

Tomasz Paweł Gajc phenomenal at wp.pl
Mon Sep 20 22:31:21 CEST 2010

Dnia 2010-09-20, o godz. 11:36:01
André Machado <afmachado at dcemail.com> napisał(a):

> Guys,
> Mandriva - and many other distros, such like Arch Linux - are
> optimized to i686 architeture, what means Pentium II. Despite the
> need to keep compatibility with older machines, what would be the
> problem if packages was compiled aganist Pentium III or 4? Would the
> system gain more speed?

x86 is a dead end. It would be nice to see sse/sse2 enabled by default
for x86_64


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