Linux kernel drops 386 support

Slashdot reports that Linux kernel won’t support 386 machines no more.  This is more of a sentimental announcement for nostalgic reasons.  The commentary is hilarious and insightful, as often with Slashdot.

Unfortunately there’s a nostalgic cost: your old original 386 DX33 system from early 1991 won’t be able to boot modern Linux kernels anymore. Sniff.

It’s been a long while sine I saw even a 486 machine.  The last 386 I can remember is probably circa 1998 or so.

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