Dropping i386 non-PAE as a supported kernel flavour in Precise Pangolin
adilson at canonical.com
Thu Nov 10 12:43:00 UTC 2011
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Em 09-11-2011 16:53, Amir Eldor escreveu:
> Hello Tim,
> The only reason I see for keeping support of weird old CPUs is for
> people who have an old computer and they would like to linux-ize
> it. I'm not sure if the "old" of today are computers running with
> powerpc or non-PAE CPUs, so my original claim might be void.
> I think these kind of computers will probably won't be installed
> with Ubuntu at all, but X/Lubuntu might be a choice for them. As I
> understand the kernel of Ubuntu is shared between the
> 'sister-releases', am I right?
In poor countries, many places like schools use recicled computers
donated by enterprises, non-profits, etc. Dropping the non-PAE kernel
can be a problem in this context.
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