[CentOS] Installing: difference between linux and i586 mode

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 27 12:23:40 UTC 2006

> When you installing CenOS 4 it offers two options linux and i586. What is
> the best option for an Pentium III? And for a Pentium IV?

The default 'linux' is fine for those. i586 is for people running via
c3 processors, very old hardware, etc.
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