[fpc-devel] Multithreading under DOS

Nikolay Nikolov nickysn at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Sep 26 20:35:58 CEST 2013

On 09/26/2013 09:25 PM, Sven Barth wrote:
> On 26.09.2013 19:48, Nikolay Nikolov wrote:
>> On 09/26/2013 08:24 PM, Leif Ekblad wrote:
>>> DOS extenders are even worse candidates for multitasking than DOS. And
>>> if you aim to use 32-bit anyway, I see no reason to use an DOS
>>> extender over a real multitasking OS.
>> Low resource usage perhaps. How well does Linux run on a 386 with 4 MB
>> of RAM? What about 2 MB? :)
> See here: 
> http://hackaday.com/2011/08/12/installing-linux-on-a-386-laptop/ (with 
> 4 MB)
Cool :) But DOS is still more fun :)
> Please note that 386 support was completely dropped recently from the 
> kernel: 
> http://www.zdnet.com/good-bye-386-linux-to-drop-support-for-i386-chips-with-next-major-release-7000008772/
Yes, I know that, but I intentionally didn't mention it, because then 
people would point out the fact that you could use old versions, which 
would run just fine.


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