Subject: Re: None
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Niklas Hallqvist <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/04/1995 01:30:22
>>>>> "Michael" == Michael van Elst <email@example.com> writes:
Michael> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>> No such luck. They had some form of MMU on it. The 68000 was
>> designed to run things like unix.
Michael> No. The 68000 does not support (transparent) virtual memory
Michael> because a page fault cannot be handled for every user-mode
Michael> instruction. The 68010 extended the bus-error exception so
Michael> that any user-mode instruction could be continued where it
Michael> was aborted.
Michael> I believe the Sun-2 used 68010s.
Michael> It is possible to do VM on the 68000 if you avoid certain
Michael> instructions. You also need to emulate some instructions in
Michael> the page-fault handler.
Well with 2 68000, running in parallel with one of them an instruction
behind, page-faults just started the up the lagging 68000, and
reversed roles of the CPUs. Apollo used this technique I seem to
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