[CentOS-devel] Status of CentOS 5 for the i586?

Tue Jun 7 21:57:05 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 6/7/2011 4:23 PM, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 2:15 PM, Cody Jackson<supertanker13 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I just had a look at the rhel6 kernel source, and it looks like this
>> is going to be troublesome for i586 support. It generates
>> configuration files on the fly (?) and doesn't include an i586 config
>> file by default--defunct or not. I imagine, but don't know for
>> certain, that the preapplied patches may make things difficult too. I
>> hope someone more familiar with the kernel than I can look into this
>> and tell me I'm wrong, but until then, I'll be focusing my efforts on
>> C5.
> Cody,
> If you really want to play with c6, grab one of the centosplus kernels
> for c6 from here:
> http://centos.toracat.org/kernel/centos6/centosplus-testing/SRPMS/

Is more than just the kernel 686-specific in 6.x?  I got the idea from this:
(last thing under 'low priority todo')
that to get a 586 thin-client working with ltsp most/all of the system 
would have to be recompiled.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com