Hardware Abstraction Layer

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The page Hardware Abstraction Layer is a short article on something that should have a lot more information written on it.
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The HAL makes it possible for the x86 ReactOS kernel and HAL to run on different x86 motherboards. The HAL abstracts motherboard specific code from the kernel, so that different motherboards do not require changes in the kernel. Examples for different hardware designs are the standard PC, the Japanese NEC PC-98 or x86 SGI workstations.

Commit history (Source code can be found in: /reactos/hal)

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