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[3]: Was OS/2 really that great?
by flywheel on Thu 29th Dec 2005 03:22 UTC
flywheel
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2005-12-28

I doubt OS/2 could scale to the large number of processors that Windows Server and Linux

Actually the 4.5x SMP kernel has been limited to support only 64 processors (Optimized for 8) - AFAIR Datacenter Server supports 32 processors - and isn't Linux still on 16 processors.

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