[Wolves] i386 why bother.

Alan Pope alan.pope at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 23:25:07 BST 2005

On 22/09/05, Ron Wellsted <ron at wellsted.org.uk> wrote:
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> David Morley wrote:
> > I know this will sound really silly but who in their right mind in
> > this day and age would run Linux on an i386?   More to the point why
> > should your much faster machine be slowed by the software on it?  You
> > can not run a gui on i386 so why not improved the base standard to an
> > i586 for arguements sake?
> This is one of the main reasons I run Gentoo, from a stage 1 install, on
> my Athlon-XP.

I have switched from 386 to 686 kernel and it makes no perceivable
difference on this here Pentium Mobile. It runs ridiculously fast
either way :D


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