[ros-kernel] Process scheduler / timer resolution
rob at koepferl.de
Mon Mar 15 19:18:44 CET 2004
Wesley Parish wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Mar 2004 08:30, tmassey at obscorp.com wrote:
>>I had exactly the same situation. I went from my Tandy 1000 HX (8088 at a
>>whopping 7MHz) to an absolutely *top* of the line 486DX-33 with 4MB in
>>1992. Of course, my parents had bought it for me to learn OS/2 with, and
>>you couldn't run OS/2 2.0 in 4MB. This is when 2MB was a larger than
>>average amount of RAM for a new computer! So, my parents ponied up the
>>dough for an extra 4MB, bringing the price of the system to over $2500.
>>Yes, I do thank them often for my current career in Information Technology:
>>they obviously deserve it! :)
> I managed to install OS/2 in 4 MB; it never stopped swapping though.
> A bit too distracting for trying any real work on it, so I uninstalled it and
> tried Linux 0.99pl?? instead. Before running back to DOS and Windows 3.1 -
> which had its _major_ hassles, like eating a directory I had stopped using,
> as a swap file.
> BTW, about OS/2 - does anyone know where I could get ahold of the data
> structure info on OS/2? Deitel etc, came out with a brilliant book on it in
> the early nineties, but I can't find it anywhere.
The SDK helb files are an rather good source.
You have to ask for these files. There exists also a win-based
INF-viewer on hobbes
> Wesley Parish
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