[CentOS] centos 4.6 - 586 install - how to get that to a 486 level if possible

fred smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Sat Jun 21 02:53:45 UTC 2008


On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 09:55:17PM -0400, Jerry Geis wrote:
> Is there a method to get a 586 (i586 text) install  to a 486 level?
> I am looking for information guidance on this.
> I have looked into using debian/386 which stinks in my opinion, 
> slackware doesnt quite have it either.
> 
> So I am wishing/hoping there is a NOT TO painful way to get a 586 install
> to run on a 486 chip.
> 
> I have been searching but havent found anything useful. If anyone knows 
> what might need
> to be done I would appreciate it.

Sorry, I have no clue about your question. However, I have several
AMD K6 chips (pentium-equivalent) lying around should you trip over
a motherboard that'll run them. That would solve your 486 problem, I
think, so let me know if such a chip would help you out.

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