*updating* 8088's

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Nov 21 17:25:35 CST 2007


Chuck Guzis wrote:
> On 20 Nov 2007 at 16:27, Fred Cisin wrote:
> 
>> Wasn't the PS/2 30 an 8086?  (can't remember for sure)
> 
> Initially.  A later version used the 286.  The model 25 was, as far 
> as I'm aware, always an 8086.

Nope.  There was a 286-based one later, followed by a 386-based one 
(with 16-bit ISA and VGA instead of MCGA) even later.  I heard about a 
486-based one, but I doubt it was ever made as a complete machine, only 
as an upgrade planar.

Peace...  Sridhar



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