Re: arches and etch
On Mon, Oct 30, 2006 at 08:43:06PM +0000, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 28, 2006 at 01:04:28PM +0100, Neil McGovern wrote:
> > So why aren't we sill shipping on 286 machines?
> Because we never had ? We have dropped support for i386, but only
> a fraction of i386 had a MMU and so were able to run Linux, and this
> change was forced upon us by the rest of the world.
? All i386s had MMUs. Not many had FPUs, but that can be emulated.
The 286 did not have a suitable MMU.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>