Re: dropping CONFIG_IA32_SUPPORT from ia64
On Wed, May 24, 2006 at 02:23:18PM -0700, Luck, Tony wrote:
> But how many of the in-the-field systems are still being updated
> with the latest kernels? I know there are a few die-hards determined
> to use their BigSur boxes until they eventually fail. But this
> does tell me that I should be looking at a much longer timescale
> to drop this. A new Madison box bought today should be usable
> for some years to come.
Just for clarity, what platforms would be affected by this? I thought
the non-free software was needed for Montecito+, and that Madison
worked fine w/o it.
My vote is not to drop the "free" kernel support, though I'm also not
offering to take over maintenance so it probably doesn't count for