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SubjectRe: Can we drop upstream Linux x32 support?
My main reason on staying at Pentium 4 is that it does not contain
Intel ME backdoor (it came starting with Core 2 Duo)
ср, 12 дек. 2018 г. в 22:12, Andy Lutomirski <>:
> On Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 10:50 AM Ivan Ivanov <> wrote:
> >
> > Please don't drop x86 support from the Linux kernel ! You may not
> > realize it, but there are plenty of people who care about x86 systems.
> > I have a good old Pentium 4 based computer which is 32-bit, using it
> > for some weird Linux experiments + retro gaming, and if I can't run
> > new Linux kernels there - it would be SAD
> Just to clarify: no one is proposing to drop 32-bit hardware support
> or normal x86 compatibility support from new kernels.
> That being said, you should seriously consider replacing that P4.
> Unless you live somewhere with *very* cheap power or you barely use
> it, replacing it will pay for itself quite quickly.

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