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Re: Which dowload to use for Red Hat 7.2 i586?

From: Karl E. Jorgensen
Subject: Re: Which dowload to use for Red Hat 7.2 i586?
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2002 22:07:10 +0100
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On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 08:35:51AM -0700, Jerome wrote:
> I see downloads for i386 and i686.  My machine is i586.  Which binary
> should I use?  Do I need to download source and compile for my
> machine?  Or is there an available binary somewhere?

Use the 386 ones. 

If you're really, really, really (repeat ad nauseum) worried about
performance, get and compile your own. But "compile-for-my-cpu" is usually
only done for the kernel and (possibly) libc/glibc; the performance gain
will be miniscule...

Karl E. Jørgensen
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