Discuss briefly the 80286 protection mechanism.
|Subject||Microprocessor and Assembly Language|
|NU Year||Set: 5.(d) Marks: 6 Year: 2011|
Protected mode is an operational mode of the Intel 80286-compatible CPU. It permits system software to use features such as virtual memory, paging and safe multi-tasking. It is also designed to increase the OS's control over application software.