[OpenBIOS] Why protected mode?

Timothy J. Massey tmassey at iname.com
Thu Jul 15 19:47:30 CEST 1999

On Thu, 15 Jul 1999 17:47:57 -0400 (EDT), Kevin P Lawton wrote:

>Well, it would have been a much different situation making
>a move between 8086 and 286 and doing it right from the
>beginning, than ramming all that IA32 stuff into a
>new VLIW architecture.   Woof.

Two things:  1) I see your point.  2) I don't want to offend anyone else by
continuing this increasingly off-topic thread!  :)

You win...  ;)  Besides, I never liked the 286 anyway!  :)

Tim Massey

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