Legacy apps in Windows/OS X was Re: Old MS-DOS & Win Software
cclist at sydex.com
Fri Dec 9 19:17:58 CST 2005
On 12/9/2005 at 6:44 PM Jim Leonard wrote:
>...to switch the stack to somewhere else, and the 8088 was supposed to
>interrupts after the MOV SS for the next instruction (MOV SP). However, I
>somewhere that early versions of the 8088 didn't honor this (or at least
>What I'd like to know is: What revisions of the 8088 were susceptible to
I don't know--Intel got it fixed pretty quickly, though. But I never quit
adding that STI before a stack segment load.
>Here's another dumb question: When I open up one of my XTs, why does my
>have an AMD logo on it?
AMD has had a cross-licensing agreement with Intel since 1976. It gets
renewed every few years; I think the current one is due to expire in 2011.
In spite of the lawsuits that get tossed back and forth between the two,
it's a mutually beneficial arrangement.
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