Re: Do I need 64Bit if RAM is more than 4 GB?
On Wed, 2004-09-08 at 08:45 -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
> Back when segments were 16 bits wide, yes it was a pain. I'm old
> enough to have done assembly programming on the 8088. (Now that I
> have the wisdom of time, I understand why Intel did what they did,
> even though the 68K was much cleaner.)
? Well, so why did they do it that way?
Let me guess... it's just so that you can get more than 16 bits of
address space for one program?