[Mageia-dev] i686 must be Pentium II ?

Thomas Backlund tmb at iki.fi
Sun Sep 26 13:05:39 CEST 2010

Giuseppe Ghibò skrev 26.9.2010 02:09:
> I don't want to deprive the fun of building a router or a firewall from
> an old P133/64 with two ethernet cards, or some mediabox, but often you
> can't  (and sometimes you pay of energy power in a year much more than
> getting some 30-50E linksys ARM linux based router. And when soemone try
> such kind of attempts in the real world with your distro, will be very
> disappointed of failures. That's why I in some way asked a survey of
> oldest hardware based on own experiences.

You still miss the point that in Mageia community there are many users 
that find 30-50e a _lot_ of money, and we dont want to shut them out.

Just because most people in Europe / US have better hardware, dont 
expect all other in the community to have the same...


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