From: Olivier THEBAULT <mail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> 
> OS/400 doesn't run on MI ?

no, most of it was rewritten in C++. some of that was translated into
NMI (new MI), but lower layers do not use the MI-model. So, transferring
OS/400 from CISC to RISC was not as simple as just retranslating it
during a program restore. It should have been done that way, but wasn't
(AFAIK).


> 
> From: "Leif Svalgaard" <leif=vPETv0UHqg8@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Olivier THEBAULT <othebault=39ZsbGIQGT5GWvitb5QawA@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
 > > > Is it possible to create a MI emulator on Intel processor ?
> > >
> >
> > yes, and not all that difficult. I guess that your real question is
> > if by having an MI-emulator one could run "normal" AS/400
> > programs on Intel. The answer to that is "no", because OS/400
> > is not written in MI and would have to be written for the Intel
> > processor. This is not easy because so much of OS/400 is
> > undocumented and also because OS/400 is so HUGE.
> >



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