lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2018]   [Dec]   [12]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Date
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 <luto@kernel.org>:
>
> On Wed, Dec 12, 2018 at 10:50 AM Ivan Ivanov <qmastery16@gmail.com> 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.

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2018-12-12 20:18    [W:0.072 / U:5.092 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site