z80 vs Python

Phil Frost indigo at bitglue.com
Fri Jun 25 11:43:07 CEST 2004


Actually, the 286 is essentially a 32 bit processor. It has most of the
features of the 386, only many of the control structures such as the GDT
are different, as well as the memory bus.

On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 08:43:44AM +0200, Pierre-Fr?d?ric Caillaud wrote:
> On 24 Jun 2004 16:36:09 -0700, Corey Coughlin <corey.coughlin at attbi.com>  
> wrote:
> 
> >Personally, if I had the time, I'd try porting python to a gumstix
> >board:
> >
> >http://www.gumstix.com/
> >
> >It probably wouldn't be too hard, but still, it'd be fun to get it
> >onto that tiny board.  :)
> 
> 	That board is incredible !
> 
> 	Is the "special" 286 processor on it 32-bit or 16-bit like the old 
> 	286  was ?
> 	I guess you can't run Linux on a 16 bit so it must be 32...
> 
> 	And the price is so small !




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