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> >i386, i486
> >The Pentium processor has been around since 1995. Support for these older
>
> No. Both of my cheap on-site systems for occasional access are 486s.
> Why would I spend money for a system that is hardly ever used?
I have 386's that I still use.

> >ISA bus, MCA bus, EISA bus
> >PCI is the defacto standard. Get rid of CONFIG_BLK_DEV_ISAPNP,
> >CONFIG_ISAPNP, etc
>
> No. There are still plenty of unique ISA cards around.
How about all the isa ne2000 around the world?

> >MFM/RLL/XT/ESDI hard drive support
> >Does anyone still *have* an RLL drive that works? At the very least get
> > rid
>
> OK, I haven't seen one of these for nearly 10 years.
My 386 have one of these.

> >parallel/serial/game ports
> >More controversial to remove this, since they are *still* in pretty wide
> >use -- but USB and IEEE 1394 are the way to go. No ifs ands or buts.
ow, I think that you are in the future :-)

> Send me the funds to replace my laser printers please.
I want it too.

> >a.out
> >Who needs it anymore. I love ELF.
>
> OK, everything that I had in a.out was converted within a year of
> ELF's introduction.
There are some non open source programs that are a.out...

I want to continue to use Linux on my 386!!!!

Thanks
Rafael Diniz
Brazil
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