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Re: Ask yourself...


On 02/25/2011 09:12 PM, Jean-Pierre Vidal Piesset wrote:
Well, at least 10.04 runs well on it... don't know if there's any project to compile kernels for old cpus...

2011/2/25 PYROcomp <rexmollc@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:rexmollc@xxxxxxxxx>>

    <qoute>- You don't have to throw away your old machine, since it
    will revamp a machine starting from a P2* and above giving you a
    full and ready to use desktop in your own language.

    Does the 11.04 edition in fact run on P2s?   As I understand it
    support for old CPUs was dropped from the latest kernels...



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Pentium II and PRO (plus Celeron ;) are i686 (P6 microarchitecture).
Pentium (MMX) is a i586. Which is still supported by 10.04 for 5 years, or is it now 4 years left ;)

AMD K6-(II/III) are i586, Duron and Athlon are  i686.