ref: Microsoft barriers to Linux adoption on the desktop
mike.mccarty at sbcglobal.net
Wed Feb 15 22:18:42 UTC 2006
Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-02-15 at 12:01, Mike McCarty wrote:
>>I don't have to. NO version of Linux has EVER run on an 8088 or
>>an 80286. Period.
> There was a version of Xenix that ran on certain 80286 machines
> back in the day, but it wasn't something that anyone would
> want to use and Linux would have been about the same if
> anyone had bothered to make it work. There was such a
> project: http://elks.sourceforge.net/ but I'm not sure if
> it matters anymore.
Now that you mention it, I recall that. I recall when
Xenix 386 first came out. Xenix 386 was the second version
of Unix like OS I used, the first being Mt.Xinu in, umm,
This message made from 100% recycled bits.
You have found the bank of Larn.
I can explain it for you, but I can't understand it for you.
I speak only for myself, and I am unanimous in that!
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