Unix must have a stable, fast Java VM

Tony Kimball Anthony.Kimball at East.Sun.COM
Wed Apr 16 13:59:55 PDT 1997

Quoth forsyth at plan9.cs.york.ac.uk on Wed, 16 April:
: >>for DOS.  It allows an old 486 to become a network computer (NC).  At
: i'll be interested to see how they solve the driver problem.
: the changes of walking up to a random 486 or 386 and just booting it
: up seem slim to me.

I believe it sits *on*top* of DOS.  It uses the DOS syscall interface,
and lets DOS be the portability layer.  I'm guessing they use packet
drivers.  I don't know about dial-up support.  

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