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Re: [Xen-devel] Celeron vs. Pentium for Xen

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Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Celeron vs. Pentium for Xen
From: "Mark A. Williamson" <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2004 04:26:54 +0000
Cc: Sanjay Kumar <ksanjay@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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> Can someone please advise if there is any compelling reason for buying
> Pentium for doing Xen related stuff? otherwise I will buy a celeron system.

As long as it's P6 or above, the processor used doesn't affect the 
functionality on offer.  Of course, processor choice does affect the 

Note that if you're running a laptop, you're more likely to find it fiddly to 
get all the hardware working - as you know, laptops tend to have weird bits 
of hardware in them.  People do run Xen on laptops locally, though so it 
shouldn't bother you too much.


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