On 2013/03/26 18:06, Creamy wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 09:00:39PM +0400, Franco Fichtner wrote:
> > On Mar 26, 2013, at 6:26 PM, Creamy <cre...@nocrater.com> wrote:
> > > Looking to the future, when are we going to drop 486 support, anyway?
> > 
> > Now, that's a more interesting thing ask.
> How much of the hardware survives now, anyway?  I mean at least the old
> Vaxen were, (and are), maintainable.  486 motherboard dies, what do you
> do?  Chances are it's a multi-layer pcb, so if traces go bad within it,
> a repair is going to be almost impossible.

Some of the 486-class embedded boards are quite solid hardware and
not likely to die anytime soon.

What advantage would there be to dropping 486 support anyway?

Reply via email to