[Mageia-dev] i686 must be Pentium II ?
anssi.hannula at iki.fi
Tue Sep 21 23:43:38 CEST 2010
On Wednesday 22 September 2010 00:38:01 Tomasz Paweł Gajc wrote:
> Dnia 2010-09-21, o godz. 23:34:07
> Anssi Hannula <anssi.hannula at iki.fi> napisał(a):
> > On Monday 20 September 2010 23:31:21 Tomasz Paweł Gajc wrote:
> > > 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
> > It always has been enabled there.
> iirc it wasn't because of some geode compatibility crap, but i can be
> wrong here
Geode is not x86_64, so it is not relevant at all.
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