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Old 09-12-2009, 02:52 AM   #1
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how to choose the best linux architecture for lenovo y410

i have purchased a Lenovo y410 and want to install LINNUX on it
configuation intel core 2 duo p7300,ram 2GB hdd 250
i haave found that download link at ubuntu giving us i386.iso and openSUSE has given a link to i586.iso under 32bit processors .For my hardware confifuration which will b suitable.Is there be any thing related
as far as i know p4 has 786 architecture then why they are not providing that in download links
kindly help me to which one should i go for
Old 09-12-2009, 03:44 AM   #2
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i386 and i586 should most probably work on your architecture. There shouldnt be much issue with it.
If your processor supports 64 bit, your can download x86_64.
Usually 32 bit kernel works on 64 bit processors but its not vice versa.
Your issues could be to make your other hardware work.



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