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Re: Ubuntu on a 486?

Subject: Re: Ubuntu on a 486?
From: Ron Smits
Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 11:54:32 +0100
I agree, imagine building a huge clusterlike environment with them.
Maybe ubuntu can include special kernels for them?


On Sun, 2006-12-10 at 05:27 -0500, Peter Hummers wrote:
> On Sat, 09 Dec 2006 21:35:35 -0500
> John Richard Moser <[email protected]> wrote:
> > I'm not ready to advocate the 686 push some people want to go for; I
> > think there may be a wide enough 586 audience out there to warrant
> > keeping it for a little while.  Still, looking at the 486 and what it's
> > capable of, I think it may be time to suggest deprecating support for a
> > processor that can clock 100MHz max.
> I'm not much of a tree-hugger, but there are too many computers that still 
> work in our landfills. I'd like to see some support for 486; 386s could still 
> serve files, too, as far as that goes ...
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> Peter Hummers
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