Not so sure it's the best idea. There are still plenty of embedded 386 boards out there. Also, as Linux prides itself with the diversity of supported architectures I think that this is a blemish on the shiny armor
I've read the proposed patch and I didn't see anything earth shattering. Some complexity indeed, but everything is #ifdef'd out if the processor is not 386. I may loose the real scope as I did not trace the callers of teh affected functions.--
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