[OpenIndiana-discuss] All 32-bit-only X device drivers removed from Hipster -??

Peter Tribble peter.tribble at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 16:05:13 UTC 2015

On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 3:45 PM, Alex Smith (K4RNT) <shadowhunter at gmail.com>

> I have plenty of hardware that doesn't support virtualization instructions,
> so 32-bit virtualized guests are my only option.
> Doing this removes a large population of potential users. It moves them to
> other platforms, such as FreeBSD or Linux, which still has 32-bit support
> alive and kicking.

Other illumos distros exist. If people don't agree with the direction that
is taking, then perhaps one of the alternative distros might be heading in
a direction that's more compatible - you don't need to abandon illumos.

-Peter Tribble
http://www.petertribble.co.uk/ - http://ptribble.blogspot.com/

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