Re: [RFC GIT PULL] "Nuke 386-DX/SX support" changes for v3.8

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Thu Dec 13 2012 - 11:05:35 EST

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 2:24 PM, H. Peter Anvin <hpa@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Well... it turns out to boot and run Red Hat 4.1 just fine (using qemu -cpu
> 486 and the no387 option) once I changed /dev/hda1 to /dev/sda1.

Ok. It sounds like the code actually works despite lack of testing,
and it clearly hasn't been the same kind of maintenance pain and
problem that the lack of cmpxchg and friends, so let's leave it alone.

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