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SubjectRe: [off-topic] Fully virtualisable CPUs
Alan Cox wrote:

> On the intel chips instructions that report the CPU state don't cause
> an exception. Pity as if they did we could conceivably just boot windows95
> or nt or OS/2 or whatever in a window (and vice versa).
> Alan

Forgive my ignorance in these matters, but is it possible that this can
ever change in the x86 architecture? Possibly when we make the jump to
a 64-bit run mode instead of 32-bit?

Jared in Redmond, WA

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