On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 10:36:34AM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 08:58:28AM +0100, KatolaZ wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 11:05:54AM +0800, Robert Storey wrote:
> > > I've introduced Devuan to a friend who is not (yet) an accomplished Linux
> > > geek, but he's been learning very fast. He's not real well-off 
> > > financially,
> > > so his two computers are old i386 laptops donated by friends.
> > > 
> > > devuan_jessie_1.0.0-beta_i386_CD.iso
> > 
> > which CPU is that old laptop you are trying to boot from? AFAIK
> > Devuan/Debian is compiled for i686, which means it would require at
> > least a Pentium Pro/Pentium III.
> 
> That's unstable; for jessie the minimum requirement for i386 is 586.
> 


Thanks for pointing that out, Adam. I remembered something about i686,
and it was the wrong thing :)

HND

KatolaZ

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