[Mageia-dev] i686 must be Pentium II ?

André Salaün andresalaun at aliceadsl.fr
Sun Sep 26 13:33:19 CEST 2010

Le Sun, 26 Sep 2010 14:05:39 +0300
Thomas Backlund <tmb at iki.fi> a écrit:

> 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...
> --
> Thomas

More, you exclude a lot of schools ( I mean for children not Universities) which hardware is partially a little bit old ...
And using Gnu/Linux in school is very very important I think !


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