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Re: Ask yourself...


On Fri, 25 Feb 2011 12:08:17 -0600
PYROcomp <rexmollc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> <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.
> </quote>
> Does the 11.04 edition in fact run on P2s?   As I understand it support for
> old CPUs was dropped from the latest kernels...
>From 10.10 the 32 bit version was/is compiled for i686 instruction set which was first introduced with the Pentium.  There are also more modern CPU's like the Geode and XCore86 that are not fully i686 compatible and require software compiled for i586 or early, so need to be used with 10.04.

Steve Cook (Yorvyk)