386/SX vs. 386: What's the diff?

386/SX vs. 386: What's the diff?

Post by Dave Cottingh » Sun, 07 Oct 1990 06:41:42



I'm wondering if the cognoscenti could tell me what the difference is
between a 386/SX and a regular 386.  I am looking into buying a 386/SX
and I like the price and I don't mind slow.  My concerns are:

1) Will it run the 386 Minix in protected mode?
2) Does it have the identical virtual memory setup (so when vm-minix
inevitably appears, it too will work)?
3) Is it in any way visible to software different from a 386?

Thanking you,
Dave Cottingham         "The practical scientist is trying to solve tomorrow's
CfPA, UCB               problem with yesterday's computer; the computer scien-
                        tist, we think, often has it the other way around."

 
 
 

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Loading Minix 2.0.3

You can't run a 386 kernel on this 8086

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