On 10/16/2016 08:54 PM, aitor_czr wrote:
> On 10/17/2016 12:29 PM, Adam Borowski <kilob...@angband.pl> 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
>>>> > >geek, but he's been learning very fast. He's not real well-off
>>>> > >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.
> Yes..., but it really depends on the version of the kernel.
> 4.7.x uses i686 and i686-pae, and 3.16.x uses i586 and i686-pae
> The trouble might be also in the phisical address extension (PAE), if the
> computer hasn't this feature.
Refracta-8.0 and Devuan-1.0 use the same kernel - the 3.16 from Debian Stable.
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