Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st Dec 2010 22:56 UTC, submitted by fran
Windows Very light on details, but this is interesting nonetheless - very interesting, and potentially one of the biggest things to have hit the operating systems business this decade. Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft plans to announce Windows for ARM processors at CES in January 2011.
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RE[2]: Kernel is portable
by bhtooefr on Wed 22nd Dec 2010 00:01 UTC in reply to "RE: Kernel is portable"
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My understanding is that it runs a heavily modified NT 5 kernel.

Anyway, Windows Server 2008 R2 runs on Itanium, so it's a better, more recent example. IIRC, Windows needs a CPU capable of running in little-endian mode, but that's the main restriction.

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