Bug#137839: www.debian.org: i386 port could mention some supported processors
On Mon, Mar 11, 2002 at 03:34:13PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 11, 2002 at 05:58:16AM -0600, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Perhaps it would be worth mentioning (in /ports/index.html) a few
> > processors supported by the i386 port. You could adapt the text from the
> > kernel's Configure.help:
> > Intel or compatible 80x86 processor
> > CONFIG_X86
> > This is Linux's home port. Linux was originally native to the Intel
> > 386, and runs on all the later x86 processors including the Intel
> > 486, 586, Pentiums, and various instruction-set-compatible chips by
> > AMD, Cyrix, and others.
> I vaguely recall problems getting the potato kernel to boot on newer Athlons
> and P4s. Any idea if that's been fixed?
Haven't a clue, sorry ...
Colin Watson [email@example.com]