Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th Dec 2005 15:48 UTC
OS/2 and eComStation Two articles on OS/2: "IBM's farewell to OS/2 next month shouldn't take anyone by surprise. Long before Big Blue announced its plans to pull the plug, industry watchers were drafting OS/2's obituary." And, "Yesterday saw IBM cease the sale of the OS/2 Operating system. Come the 31st of December, standard support for the OS will end also. However, a significant number of companies and people continue to use it, and they are finding ways for OS/2 to live on."
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RE: Back in the day
by makfu on Tue 27th Dec 2005 20:04 UTC in reply to "Back in the day"
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2005-12-18

"Your favorite Soylent Blue Screen of Death is now available in nutritious Soylent Red. Soylent Red is Longhorn!!!)"

No. The RSOD is caused by a failure in the 64bit (X64)Windows (XP and Server 2003) NT boot loader. At one point Longhorn used the same loader code, but this has since been replaced with a new rewritten boot loader.

The BSOD (aka, BugCheck/Stop Error) is a fatal kernel mode exception. It is still blue in Longhorn.

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