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Old 02-22-2010, 02:34 PM
Aaron Konstam
Default Fedora 12 Installation Error: Installs i686 kernel on i386 arch and ...

On Sun, 2010-02-21 at 16:04 -0700, ooran dayo wrote:
> Hi. Any help will be much appreciated. I have installed Fedora 12 on
> an i386 machine using CD ROM for i386 from projectfedora.org. The
> install proceeded in limited graphic mode (assuming this is what the
> blue screen with grey box with words in the middle indicates). I
> noticed that the packages being installed indicate i686 architecture
> (including the kernel). Then, when it is finished installing
> packages, it reboots to text screen (no graphics) requesting login and
> password. Logging in as root gives me the su prompt. No where does
> it request for me to insert additional cds (such as the second through
> fifth installation disks). Can you help me to understand why it
> loaded i686 instead of i386 (I checked the files which I downloaded
> and they say i386 on them) and why it does not ask for additional
> installation media after disk 1?
> Also, I tried all other install options including install available on
> first install page including the rescue option.
> Thank you for any support you can provide.

i686 is the standard for F12 32 bit rpms.
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