F11 beta xfce i686 spin

Kevin Fenzi kevin at scrye.com
Mon Apr 6 23:37:21 UTC 2009

On Mon, 06 Apr 2009 11:48:29 +0100
psmith <johnsmithdoe14 at googlemail.com> wrote:

> thanks kevin, that compose works perfectly and f11 beta is already on
> 7 of the 11 aspire ones :), though i'm already hearing moans of
> slower performance and the only thing i can think of (apart from
> being beta) is the drop to the i586 kernel, although the atom is pae
> compatable it isn't nx so no i686-pae kernel. i'm going to knock up
> an i686 kernel tonight at home and install it to see if that brings
> things back closer to f10 performance. 

Note that there is a good deal of debugging enabled in the kernel.
This is a Beta after all, not a final release. 

> also wouldn't it be pertinant
> to remove the official xfce i686 spin torrent link from the spins
> torrent download page, save more people wasting time and bandwidth?

Possibly. I am trying to find out if it works for anyone at all, or if
it's just some hardware it fails on. ;( 

> phil


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