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Re: [vox] NT on the mainframe?



On Fri 09 May 03,  9:18 AM, Ken Herron <Kherron@newsguy.com> opined:
> --On Friday, May 09, 2003 08:28:49 -0700 "Eric D. Pierce" 
> <epierce@surewest.net> wrote:
> 
> >If an IBM mainframe can run a Linux kernel that was written
> >for x86 in a virtual mainframe OS partition (or whatever
> >they call it), why couldn't it also run an NT kernel for
> >x86?
> 
> It's my understanding that the IBM linux environment isn't an x86 
> emulator. The instruction set and machine architecture used within the 
> environment are the same as or close to the mainframe's actual 
> architecture.
> 
> You'll recall he said you could run a single linux instance as the only 
> OS on the host, for example.

however, you COULD run NT if you ran vmware from within a hosted linux
OS.    :-P

pete

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