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Re: systimer01.patch available for review.

From: Dave Cuthbert <dacut@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 11:17:47 -0500

Enemy God wrote:
What's the point to support those old relics? (I mean the 386 and 486)

The 386EX is still in substantial use for embedded devices. Whether this is something DF wants to target, though... <shrug>

I own one of those antics that even has PCI slots and onboard IDE controller,
but I can't boot from the (IDE)CD so I can't install DF on it.
(Had to "sacrifice" a newer machine to try it. ;-)

Take a look at:


These have links for booting over a network; I also see a few for booting a *specific* type of CD-ROM and OS, but nothing generic (e.g., for DFBSD).

Hm... I have the feeling that this is out there, but I just can't find it. Maybe GRUB has a solution? Anyway, I'll take a look and see what I can find...


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