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Re: x86_64

Post by Akuna » 27. Jun 2009, 12:59

.:B:. wrote:(I don't know how many people you know that run stuff predating the i686 era Pierrick?).
Indeed, PII onward is just fine, with isa support, as in Slackware kernel.

In other words, we are fine just like it is right now in Slackware current.
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Re: x86_64

Post by thenktor » 27. Jun 2009, 14:53

i686 is fine for me, but George want's to use his old Pentium machine with our distribution :P
For pre i686 there are special distributions, e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DeLi_Linux
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Re: x86_64

Post by JRD » 29. Jun 2009, 09:55

You mean i486 in you last sentence, don't you ?
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Re: x86_64

Post by thenktor » 29. Jun 2009, 12:00

JRD wrote:You mean i486 in you last sentence, don't you ?
"pre i686" ;) everything older than i686.
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Re: x86_64

Post by .:B:. » 5. Aug 2009, 14:17

thenktor wrote:
.:B:. wrote: I think it might be a good idea to put ISA support back in your kernel.
Tell me some boards for P2 or P3 with ISA slots :P ISA is really outdated for desktop computers nowadays. If you want to use such old stuff you should consider a distribution, that is made for this task. ;)
ISA slots may be absent, ISA is still present in some form on modern motherboards, if I am not mistaken.

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Re: x86_64

Post by JRD » 6. Aug 2009, 11:44

mmm, we need to have real examples...
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