Linked by Hadrien Grasland on Fri 30th Dec 2011 08:24 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems In the world of alternative OS development, portability across multiple architectures is a challenging goal. Sometimes, it may be intrinsically hard to come up with hardware abstractions that work well everywhere, but many times the core problem is one of missing information. Here, I aim at learning more about the way non-x86 architectures deal with CPU IO ports, and in particular how they prevent user-mode software from accessing them.
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RE[5]: Moto 68k
by siride on Sun 1st Jan 2012 03:24 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Moto 68k"
siride
Member since:
2006-01-02

It's not about humor, it's about the fact that you simply misused the phrase. "To coin a phrase" means to invent or come up with a new phrase. You were using a phrase, not inventing it.

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RE[6]: Moto 68k
by ricegf on Sun 1st Jan 2012 14:04 in reply to "RE[5]: Moto 68k"
ricegf Member since:
2007-04-25

*whoosh*

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RE[7]: Moto 68k
by siride on Sun 1st Jan 2012 16:05 in reply to "RE[6]: Moto 68k"
siride Member since:
2006-01-02

It's a pretty dumb joke.

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