Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 12th Dec 2012 21:47 UTC
Linux "This tree removes ancient-386-CPUs support and thus zaps quite a bit of complexity [...] which complexity has plagued us with extra work whenever we wanted to change SMP primitives, for years. Unfortunately there's a nostalgic cost: your old original 386 DX33 system from early 1991 won't be able to boot modern Linux kernels anymore. Sniff. I'm not sentimental. Good riddance." Almost 21 years of support for a professor. Not bad.
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RE: Yes you CAN run your old 386
by lucas_maximus on Thu 13th Dec 2012 00:31 UTC in reply to "Yes you CAN run your old 386"
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Yes you can. You can still buy a license of Window 3.1 if you wish to, just not from Microsoft ... it will be a second hand one.

Edited 2012-12-13 00:32 UTC

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