[ros-kernel] ROS on 486
vizzini at plasmic.com
Tue Oct 14 16:31:34 CEST 2003
On Mon, 2003-10-13 at 22:45, Jonathan Wilson wrote:
> > Its not the 'old' 386 PC boxes that people are interested in
> > running Reactos on, its the brand new PC-104 form factor
> > embedded PC's that have an all in one 386 CPU and PC chipset
> > (just add RAM).
> Why would someone want to design an embedded chipset with a 386 in it in
> this day and age.
> Surely, one could put a 486 in there and get the benifits of its
> non-brokenness when it comes to flat 32bit protected mode...
486 chips are considerably more complicated than 386 chips; embedded
systems can be *very* price-sensitive, and this difference could be
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