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SubjectRe: Is 386 processor still supported?
Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
>
> You can actually escape the FPU emulator if you have a proper computer
> (an i386/80287 combo, anyone? ;) -- we've got it right actually :) ), but
> the rest and overall I agree with you. And I think i386-class cores can
> be still seen in some embedded applications, so there may be non-epsilon
> interest yet.
>

I did run Linux way back when on a 16 MHz 80386/80387 combo. All the
memory was on the ISA bus, too. It ran at a whopping 0.57 BogoMIPS, and
we still used it as a server.

-hpa


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