Problems installing FC1 under VMWare

Alexandre Oliva aoliva at
Fri Nov 7 19:59:07 UTC 2003

On Nov  7, 2003, Jeff Lasman <blists at> wrote:

> On Friday 07 November 2003 08:39 am, Alan Peery wrote:
>> I noticed in the release notes that FC1 has been optimized for
>> "Pentium Pro (and later) CPUs".  Is this a change from Redhat 8 or 9?

> Afaik, yes.  My recollection is that RH8 and RH9 were both optimized for 
> i386.

Nope, .i386 packages have been built with -march=i386 -mcpu=i686 (or
some such) pretty much forever.  This means they're optimized for
i686, but will run on i386.

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