Unix must have a stable, fast Java VM
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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