jjaythomas wrote:You must have a Kernel to run a PAE, Doesn't matter if over or under 3gb memory.
jjaythomas wrote:Ubuntu said wouldn't have non-PAE kernel in 12.04 but now will so their will be atleast 5 more years of support because LTS version.
jjaythomas wrote:MINT Main editions being based on Ubuntu will not be able to install on non PAE ususabe CPU's after LMint 13. (Unless they do something)
jjaythomas wrote:Already the 'Crunch Bang and other distro's' ship respins that need PAE capable (installed memory makes no difference) since they are not rolling/have ability to update kernel, yo have to install from a earlier spin and use SMXI or similier to change the kernal.(and hope doesn't break other things)
jjaythomas wrote:***This is why I hope LMDE version is LMints future (or atleast part of it
jjaythomas wrote:12.04 will keep using a non PAE kernel and switch to a PAE one if can use in Ubuntu 12.04 but as now stands they aren't planning to NOT in 12.10 or above. ( I think Lubuntu developers even stated they aren't LTSing their next release 12.04 so they don't have to support for extra years?)
jjaythomas wrote:It's not having access to a nonPAE kernal it,s having a running install (that's current) disk that will run and then being able to get a PAE kernel if desired/needed (Debian tatic I think) with CB distro ect. you must install (if you even know it exits) a earlier spin and upgrade from their (and I think everything doesn't upgrade to the level/versions on the new spin. And new usier will just write off these (if not all Linx) distros as useless if they don't have the correct hardware
jjaythomas wrote:Didn't know that (will try) about Crunch Bang.
jjaythomas wrote:In regards to Lubuntu not LTSing, is it because PAE and NonPAE kernal require differt repos? I though repos same except between the 64Bits and 32Bits.
nunol wrote:Found how to run Ubuntu 12.04 on non-pae kernels, use this mini.iso:
http://www.us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu ... t/non-pae/
Se here for more info: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1924455
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