Do We Need to Wipe the Slate With x86?
Jul 23, 2008, 14:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"If you’re so inclined, you can still boot MS-DOS
3.3 on the latest generation of Core Duo, Xeon, AMD64 and Opteron
processors...at the end of the day, the basic architecture is
fundamentally no different than what we started with in 1981. So
why exactly do we still need systems than can still run CP/M and
DOS on the metal?"