Re: Is PIII an i686?

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On 6/7/07, Knute Johnson <knute@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>On Thu, 07 Jun 2007 12:39:25 -0700
>"Knute Johnson" <knute@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >On Thu, 07 Jun 2007 12:12:38 -0700
>> >"Knute Johnson" <knute@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >
>> >> I've got a Pentium 3 600mhz computer.  Is the P3 chip an i686?  It
>> >> won't run the F7 i686 Live CD.  It won't run the i386 boot.iso
>> >> either.
>> >>
>> >> Thanks,
>> >>
>> >if it already has a version of linux on it you can run uname -m to
>> >find out.
>> Thank you very much.  Turns out it is an i686.  So that isn't a
>> reason that the Live CD corks.
>Does the bios allow booting from CD?
>Is it turned on?

Yes.  I've put FC5 and FC6 on them but no-go with F7.  It does load
vmlinuz and initrd and shows Ready but never goes any further.

Knute Johnson
Molon Labe...

Are you trying to run the Live CD or installing from the CD? You may
not have sufficient memory if you are trying to run it. I may be
mistaken but I believe 512 MB is required.

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