Supported x86 processors seems to contradict release notes

Bug #688195 reported by Graham Bleach on 2010-12-09
This bug affects 1 person
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installation-guide (Ubuntu)
Colin Watson

Bug Description

The natty bzr branch of the installation guide says:

"However, Debian GNU/Linux maverick will not run on 386 or earlier processors."

The Maverick release notes say:

"With 10.10 we have also dropped support for i586 and lower processors, as well as i686 processors without cmov support." kernel 2.6.35

Having read both these documents it's far from clear if Maverick onwards will run on i486 and i586 processors. If someone clarifies that I am happy to submit a patch to the installation guide.

Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2011-04-20
Changed in installation-guide (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Colin Watson (cjwatson)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package installation-guide - 20100518ubuntu4

installation-guide (20100518ubuntu4) natty; urgency=low

  * Update URL to Red Hat Kickstart documentation.
  * Update url-us-keymap (thanks, Manfred Hampl; LP: #741134).
  * Document that i586 processors and i686 without cmov are no longer
    supported (LP: #688195).
 -- Colin Watson <email address hidden> Wed, 20 Apr 2011 17:30:04 +0100

Changed in installation-guide (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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