segmented memory models
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Sat Aug 2 23:11:39 CDT 2008
On Saturday 02 August 2008 21:39, Chuck Guzis wrote:
> What was surprising is that no IBM PC product ever used the 80186.
I seem to recall something about the use of "reserved" interrupts or similar
that was the reason behind that -- apparently somebody (m$?) used 'em anyhow,
making the '186 not an option.
I do remember seeing a small number of '186 machines out there, but they
never did seem to get any traction.
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