[SATLUG] Does i386 mean i386 anymore?

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 10:59:05 CDT 2009


Al Castanoli wrote:

> There were also a lot of 80486-DX2/66 based terminals on a few oil rigs
> in the Gulf of Mexico two years ago, running Slackware.  With regular
> maintenance, many old machines will run for years.

I guess my point is that if you are using a very old processor for a specific 
reason, the software doesn't need upgrading either.

   -- Bruce


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