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



On Mon, 30 Jun 2003 18:17:57 +0200
Karsten Merker <karsten@excalibur.cologne.de> 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.

Thanks :)

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