offer - OS/2 for the PDP-11

Doc Shipley doc at mdrconsult.com
Thu Jan 3 00:49:14 CST 2008


Scott Quinn wrote:
> 
> On Jan 2, 2008, at 6:31 PM, Zane wrote:
> 
>> I believe the first version or two of Windows NT shipped with x86, Alpha,
>> PPC, and MIPS hardware support (at least I think those were the 4 listed
>> architectures).  Somewhere I should have a box that says it supports 
>> all 4.
> 
> NT4.0 definitely does - I put it on an AlphaServer once for the novelty 
> (booted it up, said "why bother?" and installed something more 
> DIGITesque and appropriate).

   Well, to be fair, NT was a *lot* faster on AXP than on x86.

   I have an NT 4.0 Back Office Server disk that has i386, AXP, and PPC 
install sets on it.  I've never run it on PPC; both the systems I've had 
that would run it, once you flash the NVRAM to ARC(?), you can't flash 
it back.


	Doc



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