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Old 02-05-2007, 11:51 AM   #1
chlawren
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386 0r 586i


Hi,

I understand that when downloading rpm's or source etc there is a number associated with the hardware ie:

386i = intel chip to install packages / OS

my question - what does 586i mean?

does this still mean intel insttallation?


Thanks

Chris.
 
Old 02-05-2007, 12:09 PM   #2
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Hello,

Have a read of this thread

And for some more info how about this, there is also other places to find this info, just use your favorite search engine and see what there is.

 
  


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