[Beowulf] Win64 Clusters!!!!!!!!!!!!
ajt at rri.sari.ac.uk
Mon Apr 9 13:37:41 PDT 2007
Peter St. John wrote:
> Well, I could run unix with all 1536K, but not MS/PCDOS 3.2. So call it
> a software issue of failing to work around the hardware issue. Obviously
> the hardware was not a show-stopper.
> But it was the 286 I did this on, not the earlier 8088, which I don't
> think could reasonably have been expected to run unix; but the original
> comment regarded the 80286.
People have very short memories! Minix runs fine on an 8088:
I replaced a pdp11/34 running Unix version 7 with an 8086 running Minix!
Hmm... I wonder if anyone remembers Amoeba?
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