[ntp:questions] Local (own site) NTP servers.

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.org
Wed Jul 29 02:25:27 UTC 2009

David Woolley wrote:
> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>> ISTR reading that the Intel 80x86 line was CISC on top and RISC 
>> underneath.  I couldn't swear to it though.  All I ever saw or worked 
>> with was the CISC part of it.
> I think that pretty much defines CISC.  CISC machines are normally 
> micro-program driven machines.

They didn't used to be. However, with the VAX 8600, for example, the
instruction set was implemented in microcode. So were the diagnostics
for that matter.


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