[rescue] Windows 2000

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Sat Dec 18 22:45:25 CST 2004

Thu, 16 Dec 2004 @ 12:15 -0600, Bill Bradford said:

> On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 05:52:25PM +0000, Dan Williams wrote:
> > I know this is a bad subject, but I was reading an article about
> > windows nt and the influence dec had on it. In the article it said
> > that  compaq kept development of windows 2000 up to 1999 on Alphas.
> > Has anyone here seen it running on an Alpha and do you know if many
> > people developed software to run on it. I knew they had NT on a lot of
> > architectures but 2000 is a new one.
> I've run NT4 on an Alpha personally, but never saw a final/release
> version of 2K for the platform; only rumors.
> I've also run NT4 on MIPS (a Magnum R4000), which was neat as MIPS was 
> the platform they originally started designing NT *on*.

Hmm... according to some people who claim to have worked on NT
originally, it was started on an Intel i860 board.

Didn't we talk about this before?

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