[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] Wither the baseline; EFI breakout session

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Mon Jun 18 20:34:26 UTC 2012


On 06/18/2012 12:47 PM, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> 
> /me eyes his old 486DX2 laptop and thinks to himself: "Hmm, I wonder if
> that can still boot the latest kernel".
> 

It should.  486-based devices are still reasonably widely used, as far
as we can tell; the biggest issue is that you probably need to change
CONFIG_PHYSICAL_ALIGN from the 16 MiB default since most 486's don't
have enough memory.

	-hpa



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