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why does the filename of the .RPM say 'name.i386.rpm' when the application is too slow to be run on a 386 computer??? or does it mean that the application only ...
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    .RPM question


    why does the filename of the .RPM say 'name.i386.rpm' when the application is too slow to be run on a 386 computer??? or does it mean that the application only uses the i386 instruction set???

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    or does it mean that the application only uses the i386 instruction set
    Correct! Not procesor speed but a i386 is like a level of that. You also have i586 and 64..

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    Quote Originally Posted by user222
    does it mean that the application only uses the i386 instruction set
    That's correct
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