2 Replies Latest reply on Aug 21, 2009 9:16 AM by bluewing

    how do same os works with various processors? dont their instruction sets differ? -explain


      i know only 8086 micro processor! s i know its architecture. and i am haunted by this doubt. how do an os works with all kinds of intel processor(pentium 2,3,4,dc,etc..). dont thier instruction sets differ? i think some basic common instructions are present in all the instruction sets. can any one explain all in detail or help in finding references that solve my doubt. refernces that explain architectures of all intel processors. any kind of help please.. just reply some way..