Linux dumps 386 support

Posted by tracyanne on Dec 12, 2012 3:06 PM EDT
The Register; By Simon Sharwood
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Linus Torvalds has announced the Linux kernel no longer supports Intel's 80386 processors. Reg readers will doubtless recall that the 386 debuted way back in 1985 and made something of a splash when the chip found its way into PCs made by Compaq before an IBM PC bearing the processor reached the market.

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