Re: [RFC] : remove unreliable, unused and unmainained arch fromkernel.
From: Richard B. Johnson
Date: Fri Apr 01 2005 - 10:23:46 EST
On Fri, 1 Apr 2005, [iso-8859-1] Måns Rullgård wrote:
linux-os <linux-os@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
Cruel joke. Now 80 percent of the Intel clones won't boot.
Those are the ones that run industry, you know, the stuff that
is necessary to earn money.
For now, yes. Hopefully it will change some day.
Without i386 support, you don't have any embedded systems. You
need to use the garbage Motorola CPUs and the proprietary
operating systems in embedded stuff.
In front me at the moment are two embedded devices, one PPC based, the
other MIPS, both running Linux.
You can't be serious. Software doesn't get the opportunity
to select the hardware. With Linux on PC-like machines, we
have been able to write and debug 90 or more percent of the
software on our work-stations before embedding it in the
You get rid of that capability just because you don't
__like__ i386??? Did you ever have a job?
Penguin : Linux version 2.6.11 on an i686 machine (5537.79 BogoMips).
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