[Mageia-dev] i686 must be Pentium II ?

Per Øyvind Karlsen peroyvind at mandriva.org
Mon Sep 27 23:54:16 CEST 2010

2010/9/27 Thierry Vignaud <thierry.vignaud at gmail.com>:
> On 27 September 2010 20:36, R James <upsnag2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Even the original Mandrake of 1998 was compiled for i586 (Pentium
>> Classic or newer)
> Wrong!
> Original mandriva was compiled i386. It was when we "merged" with
> berolinux we targeted the i586 (spring 1999).
> Using an experimental compiler (egcs).
> At -O6.
pgcc powah!

>> so Mageia will never run on i386 or i486.  Those
>> platforms are pretty much extinct and i386 can't do POSIX threads
>> anyways.
> i486 does. Did. At least fedora's glibc had patches for that.
Yupp, I thought they had made their way upstream since though?

There was also a i486 release of at least of either mandrake 7.0, 7,1
or 7.2, wasn't there? :)

Per Øyvind

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