jorty (deprecated aspect)

every time your computer boots the processor wakes up thinking it's 1978 and the bootloader and kernel have to work together to gently coax it back to reality

"you're telling me segmentation isn't acceptable anymore??"

@jordyd unless booting into real mode is disabled, in which case it wakes up thinking it's 1982 (well, more like 1985 since 286 memory protection wasn't kept)? :p

@jordyd god I never want to write a boot loader ever again

@jordyd dammit, someone already said that!

*slinks away slowly*

@jordyd sounds like me on an average morning. wasn't even born until the year after. (crap. nobody do the math. ;^)

Little does it know that it will spend its entire session pretending to be in 1976!

@lupine they've got compatibility completely backwards if you ask me

@jordyd Thank you for assuming my ROM's value is epoch=252460800
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