Re: [PATCH] x86: Drop 32-bit support ... finally.

From: Dave Jones
Date: Wed Apr 01 2015 - 11:51:55 EST

On Wed, Apr 01, 2015 at 03:46:37PM +0000, Luck, Tony wrote:
> > Hey! My father still has a PDP-15/30, complete with core memory, 4
> > DECtape units, and a high speed punched paper tape reader, all in
> > a really tiny footprint of 4 full-height 19 inch racks, in his house.
> > It hasn't been turned on in over a decade, but doesn't deserve a Free
> > Unixlike OS of its own? :-)
> It would be greener to write a java emulator to run in a browser on a phone (1e4 less power? 1e5??)
> Probably run 100x faster too.

I wonder at what point do we say the same thing about ia64 ?

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