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Is there any chance that we keep supporting these old machines?
I don't see any reason to force the use of i686.
Only the compiler flags need to be changed.
All programs should be able to be compiled with i586.
If supporting i586 is not allowed by Canonical, then I personally
think we need a fork.
A distro aimed to provide best desktop experience for old and limited
machines doesn't run on old machines at all. This is really ironic,
On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 4:41 PM, Yorvyk <yorvik.ubunto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Oct 2010 00:10:45 +0100
> Phill Whiteside <phillw@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> as we are the last post of support for "older" computers, to **** with
>> Canonical and them dropping the support from the kernel for i586 and below
>> that I thought that was the 'raison d'etre' for Lubuntu. We cannot turn our
>> backs on these people. Just my 2 cents worth.
>> On 21 October 2010 00:02, Yorvyk <yorvik.ubunto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > On Wed, 20 Oct 2010 22:07:04 -0000
>> > Christian Stöveken <launchpad.net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > > Hey,
>> > >
>> > > I just tried installing Lubuntu 10.10 on a K6 450 notebook and ran into
>> > > the cmov missing problem.
>> > > Since this distribution is designed to run on low end machines cmov
>> > > support should be compiled into the kernel
>> > > (imho).
>> > >
>> > > I just wanted to check if you're already aware of the missing cmov
>> > > support in recent kernels.
>> > >
>> > Sadly, yes. See this thread
>> > https://lists.launchpad.net/lubuntu-desktop/msg02587.html
> We’ll probably have to support 10.04 for a bit longer for these machines.
> Steve Cook (Yorvyk)
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From: Fredrik Andersson, 2010-10-21
From: Leszek Lesner, 2010-10-21
From: Christian Stöveken, 2010-10-20
From: Yorvyk, 2010-10-20
From: Phill Whiteside, 2010-10-20
From: Yorvyk, 2010-10-21