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  • Jaxad0127
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    Originally posted by some_canuck View Post
    Why does linux even support the 68k? It doesn't support the 386 anymore, and afaik 486 is on the chopping block as well... No matter how you cut it, either of them are faster than the 68k...
    Because people are willing to maintain that support.

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  • some_canuck
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    Why does linux even support the 68k? It doesn't support the 386 anymore, and afaik 486 is on the chopping block as well... No matter how you cut it, either of them are faster than the 68k...

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  • JEBjames
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    Michael

    Typo "Motrola" should be "Motorola".

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  • leech
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    This is awesome, though I am curious why this would bey for Aranym, rather than real hardware? Is there anyone actually wanting to run a 68k Linux with a host Linux machine?

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  • FBDEV Updates For Linux 6.0 Bring Fixes For The Atari Graphics Chipset Driver

    Phoronix: FBDEV Updates For Linux 6.0 Bring Fixes For The Atari Graphics Chipset Driver

    Earlier this year a developer stepped up willing to maintain Linux's FBDEV subsystem for frame-buffer device drivers since it fell into an unmaintained state in 2016 but even prior to that had been on the decline in the era of more proper DRM/KMS drivers. Helge Deller continues that work overseeing the frame-buffer device "FBDEV" subsystem and this week sent in the new patches for Linux 6.0...

    https://www.phoronix.com/news/Atari-FBDEV-Linux-6.0
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