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    Default Ubuntu TB Decides On Future Of Non-PAE Kernel

    Phoronix: Ubuntu TB Decides On Future Of Non-PAE Kernel

    The Ubuntu Technical Board met yesterday and they decided on the future of non-PAE Linux kernels within Ubuntu, a decision that affects 32-bit users on older hardware...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTAyNzM

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    the non-pae is probably better for xubuntu and lubuntu

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    My IBM T42, that sees extreme daily use, has a 2.1Ghz Pentium-M with 2GB of ram. It runs a non-PAE kernel. I think i've booted a PAE kernel, and didn't notice anything bad happening, so this may be moot to a certain point?

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    Quote Originally Posted by oliver View Post
    My IBM T42, that sees extreme daily use, has a 2.1Ghz Pentium-M with 2GB of ram. It runs a non-PAE kernel. I think i've booted a PAE kernel, and didn't notice anything bad happening, so this may be moot to a certain point?
    Exactly, I've booted a PAE kernel for ages on my old Dell Inspiron 6000 with a Celeron M, although I think I recall the entire last Pentium/Celeron M lineup supporting PAE...

    Anyway, I thought PAE failed gracefully.

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