[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu Apr 29 13:52:01 CDT 2004

On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 02:59:44PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:

> >I thought the 8086s were shipping in the late 70s (like 78 or 79),
> >before the PC was released using the 8088.
>   ???  What does the 8086 have to do with this?

Well, every P4 is still compatible with them, and my understanding is
that BIOSs still runn in 16bit mode because of them.

Not to mention the annoying 4 registers.

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