[Nottingham] Best Server Distro?
smedley358 at btinternet.com
Thu Sep 10 10:08:16 UTC 2009
Richard Ward wrote:
> AFAIK the i686 chip-set's instructions are a superset of the i386 (with
> i486 and i586 in the middle) so anything i386 will run on i(3/4/5/6)86,
For the OP, this is true, but note for anyone seriously planning
to revive a 386 that recent GNU C Compiler & LibC changes mean
that you need 486 or above. Of course, as no 386 has enough RAM
for a conventional Debian install it doesn't really matter ;^)
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