Re: [off-topic] Fully virtualisable CPUs

Graham Mitchell (
Sun, 8 Sep 1996 04:31:25 +0100

On 7 Sep 96 at 12:26, Craig Milo Rogers wrote:

> Hmmm... if AMD or Cyrix were to offer this as an architectural
> extension, I bet they'd sell a *lot* of chips to Linux users. Maybe
> it could be done in a way that doesn't require much kernel support
> beyond what's already in place for DOSEMU, too.

The problem is, that this would probably break Win3, Win95, WinNT,
SCO and about every other program that relies on the virtualisation
happening in the current manner.I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for
them to do this.

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