[sf-lug] distro compiled for i586

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Wed Oct 31 21:09:09 PDT 2007

Quoting Alex Kleider (a_kleider at yahoo.com):

> Rick: I tried the i586 version of Mandriva but it hangs on the i586
> ThinkPad.  I've searched for other i586-compiled Linuxes to no avail.

Well, at absolute bare minimum, Debian and Slackware qualify.  (Their
default installation kernels are i386-optimised).  I ran a homebuilt AMD
K6 machine with Debian for a very long time.

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