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Re: Is Debian 9 supposed to work on a Geode?


On Sun, 28 Apr 2019 23:58:15 +0200
Björn Persson <Bjorn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> So if this processor is actually not supported anymore (contrary to the
> information that Jonas Smedegaard linked to), then it looks like I
> should get started on replacing the hardware, rather than putting a lot
> of work into temporary solutions. It's sad to have to throw away
> working hardware, but that's the way it is in the whole industry.
> Debian is at least better than many others in that regard.

maybe you can try to use kernel packages from Antix, they seem to be
debian compatible and still have 486 versions 
(see: https://mirror.23media.com/mx-packages/antix/stretch/pool/main/l/)



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