Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 23rd Oct 2008 14:19 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems Netbooks use various types of processors, but most of them are built around Intel's Atom processor and architecture. There are more exotic options, such as the Chinese Longsoon processor, but those are quite rare and hard to come by - and certainly not as powerful. Apparently, another contender is preparing to enter the netbook processor market. Say hello to ARM.
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RE[2]: RiscOS
by quatermass on Fri 24th Oct 2008 12:27 UTC in reply to "RE: RiscOS"
quatermass
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IIRC RISC OS5 has multi-user support, memory protection.

OK, it's Co-op. But that usually means that Apps are better written to avoid taking over the machine.

In any case it could be re-written to do pre-emp. Given an incentive.

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