Re: Reducing number of i386 linux images
On Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 09:18:44AM +0200, maximilian attems wrote:
> > I propose the following:
> > - Rename 686-bigmem to 686-pae. pae is more than support for much
> > memory, it includes things like NX.
> as already told on private channel to many pentium m out there are
> don't support pae
OTOH, there's little reason to ship a 486 *and* a 686 kernel, probably
easiest to just drop the 686 and rename 486 to generic or something.
> > - Drop k7.
> 486 image is fine for those and the hardware is no longer
> so wide spread.