Subject: Re: None
To: None <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/03/1995 09:07:02
>>>>> "John" == John Shardlow <email@example.com> writes:
John> Hi firstname.lastname@example.org In
John> <email@example.com> you wrote:
>> Actually, the timeline for Sun was: Sun1 and Sun2 (68000) then
>> Sun3 (68020 and a few 030). Then Sun made some i386 boxes. Then
>> Sun4 (sparc).
John> How did they run Unix on a 68000 processor? Did it have no
John> virtual memory? If so maybe old versions of SunOS could run on
John> any Amiga?
No such luck. They had some form of MMU on it. The 68000 was
designed to run things like unix. The innovation of the 68020 was to
more tightly couple the MMU to the CPU. However, there is nothing
stopping you from inventing an MMU for any CPU. At any rate, the
Amiga doesn't have one.
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