i386 do not support i386

Frank J. Laszlo laszlof at vonostingroup.com
Wed Nov 23 16:28:39 PST 2005

Christer Hermansson wrote:

> Hi.
> FreeBSD 6.0R don't support 386 processors according to the release 
> notes, maybe it's time to change the name of the i386 platform to the 
> x86 platform.
Do you realize how many things depend on the platform name being i386? 
Just thinking of ports alone, I cound probably name a "few." Not very 
important, but a huge hastle to switch over.


More information about the freebsd-advocacy mailing list