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: I might be wrong here, but
by Soulbender on Sat 15th Dec 2012 03:13 UTC in reply to "I might be wrong here, but"
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Autoexec.bat and config.sys, trying to squeeze out every last bit of EMM386 and HIMEM to run games.

QEMM FTW! Man, back in the ...uh...ok, really bad days that I don't miss at all.

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