Dropping pre-i686 from the archive

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Fri Jan 13 01:31:30 GMT 2006

On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 09:07:09AM -0500, Patrick McFarland wrote:
> 486s are starting to become less and less common, due to the hardware 
> literally dying of old age, but Pentiums and non-686 newer processors are 
> still quite common. As such, K6s, which are not 686 compatible, are still 
> quite common.

As someone who has purchased a brand new i486-based board in the past 2
years, and runs Ubuntu on it[1], I think that platforms like this are more
common than you might expect.

[1] http://www.soekris.com/net4501.htm

 - mdz

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