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Re: systimer01.patch available for review.

From: Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 19:55:22 -0800 (PST)

:What's the point to support those old relics? (I mean the 386 and 486)
: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. ;-)
:Wasn't it decided that floppy boot was scrapped?
:     See (read?) ya, Jasse "The one but not the only" Jansson

    Well, we don't really support the 386 any more.  The 486 is easy to
    support because there really isn't that much of a difference in
    instruction generation, and there are a number of cpus that look more
    like 486's then pentiums as well as a still fairly robust embedded
    market based around the 486 core.  So the venerable 486 isn't quite
    dead yet.

					Matthew Dillon 

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