[CentOS] installing centos 7 32 bit i386 to laptop

Fri Jul 29 06:10:14 UTC 2016
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 7/28/2016 11:04 PM, Peter wrote:
> On 29/07/16 17:13, geo.inbox.ignored wrote:
>>> >>the Semperon SI-42 is, I believe, a 64 bit capable CPU,
>> >
>> >you are very correct.
> In that case stop wasting your time with CentOS 7 i386 and install the
> native x86_64 version of CentOS 7.  This will give you access to all the
> 3rd party repos you'll want as well, such as epel and nux.

also, try and scrounge another DDR2 SODIMM for that thing, according to 
my google search, it supports up to 2 x 4GB == 8GB, and you said you 
only have the stock 2GB.   4GB will be way better performance with a 
GUI, 8GB would be even better.   you still have a really slow CPU and if 
its still got the original 5400RPM HD, a really slow HD, but don't make 
it triple-suffer from not enough ram.  (a SSD replacing the SATA HD 
would make it actually pleasant to use)

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz