586 kernels.

Alan Cox alan at redhat.com
Thu Jun 21 11:42:55 UTC 2007

On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 05:42:24PM -0700, Pete Zaitcev wrote:
> I'm thinking about getting a new box anyway (it's an old not-quite-C3
> with some odd Biblean-sounding codename, chugging along at 800MHz).
> With less than 40 users, it's just not worth it. I'm surprised though,
> I thought VIA was more popular than that.

It is a good deal more popular than that (although the 686 compatible but
not gcc 686 compatible ones are the older ones generally)

Unless Dave can publish data sets and a methodology for his count (and given
even the big marketing companies can't do it I want to see this) we should
assume he made up a number to justify killing it cos he finds it a hassle
to maintain.


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