In this case, all tasks will have 80286 TSSs. The 80386 is being used as a faster 286.
In this case, the TSSs used to represent 80286 tasks should be changed to 80386 TSSs. It is theoretically possible to mix 80286 and 80386 TSSs, but the benefits are slight and the problems are great. It is recommended that all tasks in a 80386 software system have 80386 TSSs. It is not necessary to change the 80286 object modules themselves; TSSs are usually constructed by the operating system, by the loader , or by the system builder . Refer to Chapter 16 for further discussion of the interface between 16-bit and 32-bit code.
Chapter 13 -- Executing 80286 Protected-Mode Code
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