Thanks for the responses. 386 it is.
On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 12:39:34AM -0400, Mark Grieveson wrote:
> > I just bought an old IBM (Pentium) laptop. For installing, do I use
> > the 386 install, or something else?
On 25.10.06 06:07, Andrew M.A. Cater wrote:
> If it's an original Pentium - use the 386 install. Once installed,
> you can always try the 686 kernel. If you use the current testing/etch
> debian installer daily builds, they'll likely pick up the correct kernel
> anyway. [http://cdimage.debian.org and follow the links to Debian
> Installer page]
I don't think 686 kernel will run on a pentium. owever he may recompile
kernel by himself...