README: Update Linux requirements (try 3)
nerv at dawncrow.de
Tue May 31 15:35:30 CDT 2011
README | 12 +++++-------
1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
diff --git a/README b/README
index baa6ab3..89aa654 100644
@@ -28,20 +28,18 @@ especially the wealth of information found at http://www.winehq.org.
To compile and run Wine, you must have one of the following:
- Linux version 2.0.36 or above
+ Linux version 2.6.0 or above
FreeBSD 6.3 or later
Solaris x86 9 or later
Mac OS X 10.4 or later
-As Wine requires kernel-level thread support to run, only the operating
-systems mentioned above are supported. Other operating systems which
-support kernel threads may be supported in the future.
+As Wine requires NPTL to run, only the operating
+systems mentioned above are supported.
- While Linux 2.2.x should still work and Linux 2.0.x may still work
- (older 2.0.x versions had thread-related crashes),
- it's best to have a current kernel such as 2.4.x or 2.6.x.
+ Wine needs a current kernel such as 2.6.x or 3.x.
+ You can use Wine 1.0.1 with older kernels, see it's README.
Wine will generally not work properly on versions before FreeBSD
Best Regards, André Hentschel
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