[Chugalug] Linux removes support for 386

Sean Brewer seabre986 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 03:33:29 UTC 2012


Go upgrade the command computers on the international space station. Let us
know how that works out.

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 9:19 PM, Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Some things I just don't understand.
>
> Like why anyone would be using a 386 in 2013 (which it almost is).  The
> "last ones" were made in 2007 - which is about to be 6 years ago - but in
> 2007, we already had Core 2 Duos, so I don't know what they were being used
> for even then.  386 is an 80s chip!  Unless you got some missions critical
> data on a 30 year old computer - (I'm sure I'm looking at you US
> Government) - you should not be using a 386 in 2013.  Or 2007.  Or any year
> starting with a 2.
>
> If you do have missions critical stuff on a computer not made
> this millennia - start getting it off of there immediately.  What is your
> problem?
>
> *- Chad W. Smith*
>
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