Let's create a million instruction set computer (MISC), where each instruction executes a different program hardwired into the CPU. Yes, a whole operating system with millions of apps will be hardwired into the chip! The idea is that you can use some Bash-like low-level language instead of Assembly. The language for a full GNU/Linux distro would look something like this:
KDE PLASMA /WITH_FRAMEWORKS /WITH_SDDM
What do you think?
Regarding updates, well, you will have to buy a new CPU every time there's an important update. This CPU could also be called: OSoC (operating system on a chip). There would be no need to install anything, you can simply request that your program is added to the chip design, and it will be included in later versions.
> you will have to buy a new CPU every time there's an important update [...] you can simply request that your program is added to the chip design, and it will be included in later versions.
I unironically hope real chip vendors actually do this - a huge number of silicon bugs in ASICs and microcontrollers are never fixed due to the cost and risk involved. It's a huge pain in embedded development.
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