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    SubjectRe: Linux 64 bit - Trillium
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    alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox) writes:
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    > The AS/400 is more like a toaster than a computer. They take an interesting
    > approach of implementing a protected machine via software 'trust'. The
    > compiler generates apps that are written in an interpreted layer and have
    > been validated to some extent. The code is then executed JIT style with
    > trust checks in the code. The real hardware is much akin to an MMUless 386.

    AFAIK newer AS/400 run an extended PPC/Power CPU with some extensions (hardware
    multi threading, some kind of hardware type checking etc.)


    -Andi

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