On Tue, 2011-05-24 at 07:59 +0800, email@example.com wrote: > Recently Debian sid split the kernel into these two packages, > > linux-image-2.6.39-1-486_2.6.39-1_i386.deb > linux-image-2.6.39-1-686-pae_2.6.39-1_i386.deb > > My Thinkpad ended up being told by the installation scripts to use -486. > > But my Thinkpad isn't really very old... how can one double check to see > if the decision was correct? I can't figure it out even after probing > the .debs to find just where they probe the choice. The clue is in the name. And expanded in the description, in case you don't know what PAE is. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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