Protected -> Real Mode Switching on 286s: a Fix

First posted: Sun Feb 22 1998, modified June 12, 1998

An Experimental Fix for 286 protected-real mode switching

Osamu Ishibashi <> has submitted a patch that may solve difficulties some 16-bit Minix users have had using the bios hard disk driver. His message and a patch can be found at:

asw 22 Feb 98

Note added 12 June 1998: Please see also an alternative proposed by Kees Bot in May 1998. It is possible that neither of these solutions is correct for all machines.

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