Unable to install RHEL5 on Vortex86DX

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  • Unable to install RHEL5 on Vortex86DX
  • Getting errors such as error:"This kernel requires an i586 cpu, but only detected an i486 cpu. Unable to boot please use a kernel appropriate for your cpu." at the time of installation.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (Desktop)
  • Vortex86DX

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