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I wasn't aware that there are still computers using i586. Do we know what CPU models are affected ? We can sill ask to re-enable the support for Natty (very few chances to be accepted), but we need to know what hardwares are affected.
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
> > --
> > Steve Cook (Yorvyk)
> > http://lubuntu.net
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Julien Lavergne <gilir@xxxxxxxxxx>
From: Christian Stöveken, 2010-10-20
From: Yorvyk, 2010-10-20
From: Phill Whiteside, 2010-10-20