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[8]: My first PC never ran Linux
by zima on Sat 15th Dec 2012 13:26 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: My first PC never ran Linux"
zima
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2005-07-06

And IBM wasn't the first using the term; IIRC that was HP.

Plus, my C64 has "Personal Computer" on its case...

PS. Like this one http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Commodore_C64C_Nahaufnahme.J...

PPS. http://www.blinkenlights.com/pc.shtml HP 9100A (though the list goes too far back after that, IMHO)

Edited 2012-12-15 13:42 UTC

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