Dropping i386 non-PAE as a supported kernel flavour in Precise Pangolin

Dan Chen seven.steps at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 01:15:38 UTC 2011


On Nov 13, 2011 6:03 PM, "Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> that the point was made, though: Ubuntu is
> often/sometimes/occasionally used to breathe new life into working
> hardware. Please do not take that benefit away.

Given the points in this discussion, I think that it's reasonable to
propose that a non-PAE kernel remain supported for 12.04 LTS. At some point
the maintenance burden on the Canonical kernel team far outweighs the
common use case of current minus three years of computing hardware.

Cheers,
-Dan
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