[Nottingham] Best Server Distro?

Richard Smedley 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 ;^)

  - Richard

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