Re: linux-image for i586
On Sat, 06 Nov 2010 01:10:14 +0700, Sthu Deus wrote:
>> How is that? Are you saying that you cannot boot a Pentium III using
>> i686 kernel? It is designed explicitly for that architecture :-?
> No. I say that it is impossible to load the kernel packaged for i686 on
> Pentium CPU - not Pentium III CPU. You are right, - it is packaged for
> the Pentium II and above.
Yep, I forgot that Pentium "brand" included several microarchitecture
models (as other co-lister correctly pointed out off-list), going from
plain Pentium up to PIV and i686 kernel fails with the older ones
(needing i486 I'd guess) ;-(