Mickey: Intel proposes x86-S, a redux of the x86 architecture

Dieses Thema im Forum "AMD / ATI" wurde erstellt von Dr. Dro, 20. Mai 2023.

  1. Dr. Dro

    Dr. Dro Guest

    I haven't seen a discussion on this and it's something that caught my eye.

    Intel published a whitepaper (links in the bottom of this post) which proposes the removal of certain traditional x86 architecture features and registers that date back to the original 8086 which have remained present for backwards compatibility purposes, such as 16-bit addressing and 32-bit protected mode support, ring 1 and 2 support, enforcing X2APIC - and certain changes such as making the CPU boot directly to...

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