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Thread: This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU.

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    This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU.

    Hello.

    I have just updated lubuntu to 12.10 beta and during that process I found out that a PAE kernel seems to be mandatory these days. Kernel version "3.2.0-30-generic" was kept so I can work with this machine.

    What can I do? Is there a ppa with another kernel flavor available? Is this the end of the line?

    Code:
    cat /proc/cpuinfo 
    processor	: 0
    vendor_id	: GenuineIntel
    cpu family	: 6
    model		: 13
    model name	: Intel(R) Celeron(R) M processor         1.30GHz
    stepping	: 6
    microcode	: 0x18
    cpu MHz		: 1296.792
    cache size	: 1024 KB
    fdiv_bug	: no
    hlt_bug		: no
    f00f_bug	: no
    coma_bug	: no
    fpu		: yes
    fpu_exception	: yes
    cpuid level	: 2
    wp		: yes
    flags		: fpu vme de pse tsc msr mce cx8 apic mtrr pge mca cmov clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss tm pbe up bts
    bogomips	: 2593.58
    clflush size	: 64
    cache_alignment	: 64
    address sizes	: 32 bits physical, 32 bits virtual
    power management:

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    Re: This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU.

    Quote Originally Posted by hasardeur View Post
    Is this the end of the line?
    Ubuntu and some of the official spins are dropping non-PAE support for 32-bit. If you want to use current software there are other distributions like Debian will likely continue supporting older hardware for longer than Ubuntu. Alternatively you could stick with 12.04 LTS until April of 2017.

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    Re: This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU.

    So I guess a third party ppa for a non PAE kernel is unlikely? Sticking with the LTS is an option.
    Hm, seems so un-linux like that this happens anyway...

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    Re: This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU.

    Quote Originally Posted by hasardeur View Post
    So I guess a third party ppa for a non PAE kernel is unlikely? Sticking with the LTS is an option.
    Hm, seems so un-linux like that this happens anyway...
    If someone volunteers and creates/maintains a PPA there will be. You can always build your own kernel if you want.

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    Re: This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU.

    install 12.04 and do a dist-upgrade

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    Re: This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU.

    Unfortunately that is not an option. I already switched to Arch, so this matter is more or less solved. Thanks for the input everybody.

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    Re: This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU.

    just add pae kernel by sudo apt-get install "name type of kernel you want or simply type your current kernel name with suffix -pae" then run grub update

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    Re: This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU.

    Quote Originally Posted by bhuvneshdave View Post
    just add pae kernel by sudo apt-get install "name type of kernel you want or simply type your current kernel name with suffix -pae" then run grub update
    The original poster is using a processor that doesn't support PAE. Ubuntu is dropping support for processors that are not at least PAE capable. I wouldn't be surprised to see the next LTS drop support for 32-bit completely. Its hard to find a new computer that doesn't have at least 4 GB of memory and I haven't had a computer without 64-bit support for nine years (Athlon 64 3000+ was my first and everything since has had it too).

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    Re: This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU.

    I just tried to install the 12.04.2 LTS CD on a 2003 vintage Dell Inspiron 9200 with 1 GB RAM. The install also insisted on PAE compatible hardware, which the 9200 does not have.

    Will the "alternate" install CD also insist on PAE hardware/kernel?
    I yes, then I won't bother to waste more time.

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    Re: This kernel does not support a non-PAE CPU.

    It does not matter if you use the regular or the alternate ISO.
    Your best option is Xubuntu 12.04, which is supported two years from now and does not require PAE.
    About problems due to upgrading
    Bringing old hardware back to life.
    Please visit Quick Links -> Unanswered Posts

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