What architecture do you run Slackware on ? (for proposed switch to i686)
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I run it on my ancient AMD K6-2 450, which is i586. Pat has already bumped Slackware from i386 to i486. I heard he still(?) uses a 486 machine to do most of his work on Slackware still?
I don't think Slackware should immediately just optimize for i686 or x_64 solely, if anything though maybe perhaps just optimizing it further to i586 would be sufficient, but i486 works just as well IMO.
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The oldest computer I run is an IBM A22m Thinkpad; Pentium III-1GHz, and it runs Slackware 13.1 (with KDE!) without any problems. I also have a 1-year-old AMD Athlon 7750 Dual-Core Processor running Slackware64_13.1.
I run x86_64 for my main system, but I have a bunch of old AMD K6/2 500MHz machines I'd like to use for file serving or something. I'd like to use the latest slackware for it, but I dunno. That's just off the top of my head.