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Re: Processor Support?

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: Processor Support?
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2014 13:50:16 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21+34 (58baf7c9f32f) (2010-12-30)

Richard Braun, le Sat 27 Sep 2014 11:58:58 +0200, a écrit :
> On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 06:57:05PM -0700, Omar Radwan wrote:
> > I'm wondering if it is possible to run Debian HURD on AMD hardware, or
> > Intel hardware such as i3, i5, and i7. But isn't guarantee that it runs on
> > Pentium.
> First, you should ask this on bug-hurd, this question doesn't directly
> concern Debian.
> As for the question itself, the Hurd runs on i386 compatible hardware,
> so Intel (including Pentium) and AMD processors are supported.

Yes. That being said, in Debian Hurd, we have recently switched (like all i386
ports of Debian) to the i586 triplet, so it won't work on old i386 and i486 any

Actually, I'm wondering whether the boot failures reported earlier this month
might be due to this change.


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