Host distro for Building LFS

Ronald Hummelink ronald at
Wed Feb 12 09:00:12 PST 2003

On Wed, 2003-02-12 at 17:51, Steve Prior wrote:
> I think it might have been 24 bits.
> Steve

This is getting nicely off topic :)

The 386 SX could address 32 bit, but had a 16 bit wide front side bus.
This to make it cheaper to implement (at the cost of performance)
because less traces is less $$ :)

The current x86 cpu's still address 32 bit, but run off a 64 bit wide
front side bus.. those 2 are unrelated ;)


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