[ltp] Re: double checking Debian's 686-pae vs. -486 probe

Stefan Monnier linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Tue, 24 May 2011 11:13:44 -0300

>> > Say, for the sake of sharing a single .deb offline, what bad thing might
>> > happen if I run the -486 kernel on my other machines where I could run
>> > the -pae kernel?
>> Nothing serious, unless they have a lot of RAM (in which case the kernel
>> may not be able to make use of all of it).
> And you lose NX too.

I wouldn't lose any sleep over it.