Michael Schultheiss on 9 Aug 2009 20:42:04 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Is the Atom an x86?

Casey Bralla wrote:
> I'm thinking of buying an cheap motherboard, and the atom processor seems to 
> be filling the low end.   
> Is the atom an x86?  What is the 'equivalent" kernel architecture (ie: 386? 
> 586? 686?)
> Could I, for example, run Debian on the atom?

I'm running Debian Lenny with an amd64 kernel on my Atom 330.
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