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SubjectRe: [off-topic] Fully virtualisable CPUs
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>> 	Hmmm... if AMD or Cyrix were to offer this as an architectural
>> extension, I bet they'd sell a *lot* of chips to Linux users. Maybe
>> it could be done in a way that doesn't require much kernel support
>> beyond what's already in place for DOSEMU, too.
>
>The problem is, that this would probably break Win3, Win95, WinNT,
...

I wouldn't want AMD, etc. to offer this <i>instead</i> of the
current VM86 mode, but <i>in addition</i> to VM86 mode. Just another
feature bit in a register somewhere... :-)

Craig Milo Rogers

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