Ancient 8086/80286 unixes?

Chris M chrism3667 at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 5 13:25:30 CDT 2007


--- Vincent Slyngstad <vrs at msn.com> wrote:

> From: "woodelf":
> > Did not Xenix follow the Small 8086 model - 64K
> data & 64K code?
> 
> XENIX 286 would run small, middle, large, and huge
> model programs.

 Huge for the '286 would indicate running in it's
version of protected mode? I'm still a bit confused
over the difference. I know there was a Windows-286 -
does this mean it utilized the '286 in full force -
16megs of ram, etc.? 


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