Commit 11af32b6 authored by H. Peter Anvin's avatar H. Peter Anvin

x86, 386 removal: Document Nx586 as a 386 and thus unsupported

Per Alan Cox, Nx586 did not support WP in supervisor mode, making it a
386 by Linux kernel standards.  As such, it is too unsupported now.
Reported-by: default avatarAlan Cox <>
Link: default avatarH. Peter Anvin <>
parent 45c39fb0
......@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ config M486
Note that the 386 is no longer supported, this includes
AMD/Cyrix/Intel 386DX/DXL/SL/SLC/SX, Cyrix/TI 486DLC/DLC2,
and UMC 486SX-S.
UMC 486SX-S and the NexGen Nx586.
The kernel will not necessarily run on earlier architectures than
the one you have chosen, e.g. a Pentium optimized kernel will run on
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