[mythtv-users] Distro for x86-64-v1 CPUs

Ben bkamen at benjammin.net
Thu Feb 29 20:12:45 UTC 2024

On 2/29/24 8:06 AM, Dan Wilga wrote:
> I have several Intel Atom (1) boxes, which are classified as x86-64-v1 devices. I had been using CentOS 7 on them but compiling Myth 0.34 for it is difficult due to the lack of a pre-compiled, modern version of Qt.
> So I figured I would upgrade to CentOS 9. This isn't possible, however, because they are requiring a "v2" CPU and the kernel no longer loads. Apparently, all of the RedHat derivatives (Alma, Rocky) are now in this boat.
> I tried searching for confirmation that modern Ubuntu will run on this CPU, but couldn't find any. It sounds like Debian should work. OpenSUSE and Gentoo are confirmed to work with it. Any other distros I'm forgetting?

Mint (Ubuntu based) is nice. Would have to go look again on the v1 vs v2 issue though.

BTW, I have the same issue on some old Atom systems running Rocky 8.something as well.

I'm not terribly thrilled either.


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