On Tue, 27 Jun 2000, Nick Hilliard wrote:
> CPU-wise, DOS is only significantly faster than linux if you back-stab
> the processor to make it jump into protected mode to run 32 bit
granted DOS can not make your CPU faster. And granted that DOS apps are
limited to 16bit memory access.
> As they teach you in CS, 32 bit applications will run
> significantly faster than similar 16 bit applications.
ok.. i should have been more specific. i'm talking purely about OS
overhead. eg interrupt latency is far far better under DOS.
> As regards its filesystem, DOS is really quite pitiful.
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