Re: lock a pentium for fun!
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> you wrote:
: email@example.com writes:
: > Ted writes:
: > > Someone wondered (as one does) what might possibly happen if you tried
: > > the unassigned codes.
: > It is a bug for a processor to have any unassigned codes.
: In what way is it a bug? If all the codes are assigned, then future
: extensions become impossible.
Say, rather, that it is a bug for a processor to have any unassigned codes
that do not generate an illegal instruction trap. I understand that several
codes fit this bill on the Pentium...
Running at a mere 104 billion instructions per second, the SX4 appears to
be the only machine actually capable of running Office '97.
-- ChipChat, Australian Personal Computer, September 1997 (paraphrased.)
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