Which disk for 32 bit?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 19:00:09 UTC 2008

On 09/02/2008, Chris Jones <jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>  > I haven't done a Fedora install since FC6. I want to give the F9-alpha
>  > a spin on my Intel Core Duo laptop, however, I want to install a 32
>  > bit system. Would that be i386 or i686? Thanks.
> Both are 32 bit.
>  The difference is i686 is for 'newer' cpus that have instructions sets
>  the older i386 ones don't have. Yours is certainly i686 capable.
>  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I686

Thanks, Chris. I read that even before posting! It mentions Intel
Core, but I was not certain that includes duo core and duo core 2
processors. Thanks.

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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