Re: [pc110] Windows CE on PC110 ?

Michael Van Donselaar (m_vand nospam at
Sat, 12 Dec 1998 00:06:32 GMT

On Fri, 11 Dec 1998 15:23:27 -0600 (CST), Kevin Day <toasty nospam at> wrote:

>> > Yes, I agree WIN-CE is inferior to 95/LINUX, etc....
>> > But I too have pondered the possibility of installing WIN-CE on my PC110.
>> > Particularly beacuse it's simply a basic/lightweight OS which should zoom
>> > on a 20MB 486... sorta like a WIN95 "Lite" maybe??
>> > It would do the basics and prolly leave a lot of room for other stuff...
>> Funny, I asked the same thing of a friend. He is of the opinion that WinCE
>> is not a "D"OS- but rather ROM-based, and not siutable for x86 processors.
>> Pres Waterman N2PW
>> c/o Patchogue Motors, Inc.
>> Ford and Kia dealer
>> "Who needs a big JOHNSON
>> when ya got a little FLUTIE?"
>There currently is no x86 version of Windows CE available, and Microsoft
>isn't really rushing to do one, so at the moment none of this is possible

I'm offline right now and can't check, but didn't National Semi offer a Win CE development kit based
upon an integrated x86 processor?
>However, there are rom based x86 OS's.... I'm using one at my 'day job'. :)