Re: arches and etch
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On 10/30/06 14:43, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 28, 2006 at 01:04:28PM +0100, Neil McGovern wrote:
> 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.
I'm very sure that all 386 chips had MMU.
You might have been thinking of the 386SX, which did not have an
FPU. However, it could easily (but *slowly*) run Linux when "enable
software FP" was enabled in the kernel.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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