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Re: Bug#198158: architecture i386 isn't i386 anymore

On Sun, Jun 29, 2003 at 07:06:28PM -0400, David B Harris wrote:

> I think ports to other kernels are generally worthwhile in and of
> themselves, simply for cleaning up the codebase and getting rid of
> unportable stuff.
> It's just plain old healthy is all. The previous comment about it was
> just meant in an informative manner is all. (I've never heard of a
> "Turbochannel" machine either, so I won't bother looking into it.)

TurboChannel is a 32bit bus system used in Digital Equipment systems like
the MIPS-based DECstation series and the Alpha-based DEC 3000 series. The
former (at least some models) is supported by Linux/MIPS (and Debian/MIPS)
as well as by NetBSD/OpenBSD, the latter is only supported by *BSD.

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