Various virtualization fun, including games & productivity!
Kind of interesting is that Linux has finally dropped support for the 80386 microprocessor. The 386 is perhaps one of the top ten things that has changed our world, along with 4.3BSD . No, really! The 386 microprocessor was the first CPU by Intel that was single sourced. This means that Intel, and only Intel [...]
Concurrent DOS/386 Concurrent DOS/386 was a successor to MP/M, from Digital Research. I’ve been able to track down a few versions: version 2, released November 17, 1987 version 3, released February 23, 1988 What is interesting is that these versions include a CP/M 8086 emulator. I would imagine that would be a ‘big deal’ for [...]
This has been a fun thing to go through, but at one point it was a popular trend to convert big expensive 386 computers from the late 1980′s into multi-user, multi-tasking beasts much like a mainframe. But instead of CICS, and PROFS people ran Dbase III, WordPerfect, and all kinds of email solutions from ccmail, [...]