cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq book.sgml
wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Thu May 12 12:41:45 PDT 2005
On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 03:12:50PM -0400, Michael W. Lucas wrote..
> On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 07:17:15PM +0200, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> > I did remember clearly that support *had* been axed. I just checked
> > to see *when* it was axed (and to make sure people believed me when I
> > said so. :-) )
> Oh, we believe anyone.
> > > > (While talking about supported hardware it might also be noted that to
> > > > run 5.x on a real 80386 (+80387 FPU) you need to recompile word+kernel
> > > > with 386 support (see the 2005027 and 20010116 entries in UPDATING),
> > > > and for 6-CURRENT all support for a real 80386 (with or without FPU)
> > > > has been axed completely (20041116 entry in UPDATING))
> > >
> > > I'll see if I can put that in.
> > >
> > > On the other hand: is that a FAQ? Isn't that in the hardware notes?
> > These days it is probably not much of an FAQ; few people seem to try to
> > install FreeBSD on anything older than a Pentium these days.
> > As for the hardware notes, that information ought to be there, but does
> > not seem to be.
> > (The hardware notes for 6-CURRENT seems to be correct, while those for
> > 5-STABLE needs to be updated. The hardware notes for both 4.x and 5.x
> > also has bogus warnings about the 80386sx which should be removed. (Bogus
> > since from the OS's point of view there is no difference whatsoever
> > between the 80386sx and a full-blowb 80386dx.)
> That's under /usr/src, which rules me out. Could you open a PR about
> this, so it doesn't get lost? Thanks much!
Why does that rule you out? doc committers can do doc changes (e.g. also
for man pages) for docs living under /usr/src
Wilko Bulte wilko at FreeBSD.org
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