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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: [PATCH] IDE clean 12 3rd attempt
Martin Dalecki wrote:
> Pavel Machek wrote:
> > I run 2.4.x on 486sx, which is .... pretty close to 386. 386 support
> > is not going to get dropped anytime soon...

> Well the 486sx is the same die as 486 with coproc disabled. And in
> contrast the the 386 the 486 is a scalar, tough not super-scalar CPU.
> (This is what this "pipline stuff" and multiple pipeline stuff is about ;-).
>
> Please trust me they are *not* very similar from CPU design point
> of view. They are only similar on the command set level.
> Anyway just to put it straight: Your system certainly won't be affected
> by the removal.

Regardless, 386 support should not go away...

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