On Sun, 2011-11-20 at 08:40 +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote: > On Sat, 19 Nov 2011, Ben Hutchings wrote: > > Also possibly: > > 6. DM&P/SiS Vortex86 and Vortex86SX. These supposedly have all > > 586-class features except an FPU, and we could probably keep FPU > > emulation for them. > > FWIW, I do run Debian on such systems albeit with a custom kernel. > Given those CPU tend to be used in an "embedded" context I guess > it's ok if the official kernel does not support them. But it would be > nice if Debian's userspace could be kept compatible. Not sure what this > requires though... As I said, I think they may still be supportable - the kernel config allows selection of CONFIG_M586TSC and CONFIG_MATH_EMULATION, though whether the result actually works is another matter. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Usenet is essentially a HUGE group of people passing notes in class. - Rachel Kadel, `A Quick Guide to Newsgroup Etiquette'
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