[Chugalug] Linux removes support for 386

Alex Smith (K4RNT) shadowhunter at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 14:35:36 UTC 2012


Emulation yes, but not on an existing piece of silicon. That was my point.
:)

On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 9:17 AM, Ed King <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net> wrote:

> I just compiled an hp pa-risc "processor" (via qemu source code) on my
> intel+linux box ;-)
>
>
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> *From:* Alex Smith (K4RNT) <shadowhunter at gmail.com>
> *To:* Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group <
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> *Sent:* Thu, December 13, 2012 5:12:22 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [Chugalug] Linux removes support for 386
>
> You can recompile processors now? Wow, and to think I was planning on
> spending hundreds of dollars on FPGAs, all I had to do is buy a Core
> i3?!?!?!?
>
> Where do you get some of this? :P
>
> On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 10:29 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>
>> recompile. It is open source.
>>
>> ----- Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I meant my stack of 33 and 66 Mhz Pentiums. Oh well.
>> >
>> > On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 4:37 PM, Dave Brockman <dave at brockmans.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
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>> > > On 12/12/2012 4:19 PM, Stephen Kraus wrote:
>> > > > Damn, what am I going to do with that stack of Pentiums now?!
>> > >
>> > > If you mean the P5 generation variety (P54C/P55C), you run either the
>> > > 486 or 586 kernel.  Anything Pentium Pro and above can run 686 kernel,
>> > > although you'll have to adjust PAE support depending on your exact
>> > > processor.
>> > >
>> > > Regards,
>> > >
>> > > dtb
>> > >
>> > >
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" ' With the first link, the chain is forged. The first speech censured,
the first thought forbidden, the first freedom denied, chains us all
irrevocably.' Those words were uttered by Judge Aaron Satie as wisdom and
warning... The first time any man's freedom is trodden on we’re all
damaged." - Jean-Luc Picard, quoting Judge Aaron Satie, Star Trek: TNG
episode "The Drumhead"
- Alex Smith (K4RNT)
- Dulles Technology Corridor (Chantilly/Ashburn/Dulles), Virginia USA
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