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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 <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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