[Mageia-discuss] Kernel handling
e.ashrafinia at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 9 01:00:50 CET 2010
On Tue, 9 Nov 2010 00:38:14 +0100
Maarten Vanraes <maarten.vanraes at gmail.com> wrote:
> Op dinsdag 09 november 2010 00:26:20 schreef Egon Ashrafinia:
> > Hey guys :)
> > I'm new on the ML and now I have got something to discuss.
> > In Mandriva 2010.1 and Cooker we have 2 sorts of Kernels.
> > The first one is : kernel586-Desktop
> > and the other one is : kernel-Desktop (i686)
> > Do we need i586? I mean I alwys use i686 without any problems. Maybe we
> > should remove i586 ... what do you think?
> > Greeting
> > Egon (Wubbbi)
> No, this has been discussed several times; some people need that kernel;
> because this software still runs on pentium machines and they are still being
But in my optinion we cant always support old Hardware. The Problem is that the i586 Kernel is not getting out the full Power of new CPUs like AMD K10 or the Intel iX. Maybe we could make the i686 the default one and the i586 as an option? I think that will be better for our "non-Pc-geek-users".
Egon Ashrafinia <e.ashrafinia at googlemail.com>
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