Niall O Broin wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 17, 2001 at 05:04:44AM +0000, David Murphy wrote:
>>>> I seem to remember there being a Z80 coprocessor for the BBC Micro too
>>> Yes, though it cost more than the BBC. Its raison d'etre was to run CP/M.
> There was also an 8088 (maybe even an 8086 ?) coprocessor available - the
> Torch. Its raison d'etre, unsurprisingly, was to run MS-DOS.
>> P.S. And to drag this, kicking and screaming, back on topic, Linux has been
> ported to the Acorn ARM boxes which were the inheritors of the BBC' mantle
> and were widely used in U.K. education.
And which can host an x86 daughter card that can run an entire x86 OS
such as Windows in a window under RiscOS. Quite stylish.
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