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What do people mean when they mention Ring0,ring1

  1. Jun 1, 2004 #1
    What do people mean when they mention Ring0,ring1....?
    I don't know what they are...
    Please help me ,
    Thanks a lot
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  3. Jun 1, 2004 #2


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    I'm not sure if this is right but I suspect it means token ring. In a unix based operating system the cards would be labeled in /dev as ring0, ring1, etc. Here is more information:

  4. Jun 1, 2004 #3


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    It might also refer to the Protected Mode privileges in an x86 processor.

    http://my.execpc.com/~geezer/os/pm.htm [Broken]
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  5. Jun 1, 2004 #4
    Thanks alot,
  6. Jun 1, 2004 #5
    Could it be the sounds of your telephone ringing? Just kidding...
    I have not idea, it would be interesting to actually find out what it means exactly. FUN
  7. Jun 1, 2004 #6


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    Ring0 was the Beatles drummer. He actually died quite early in their career, and they replaced him with clones - Ring1, Ring2, Ring3...
  8. Jun 1, 2004 #7
    Both of the links above are what I am looking for...
  9. Jun 2, 2004 #8
    I wonder you heard this from. Ring0, Ring1, Ring2?
    Associated with Beatles?
  10. Jun 3, 2004 #9
    Everywhere, from many people!
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