Subject: Re: CTIX architecture
To: Dave McGuire <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Mark P. Gooderum <email@example.com>
Date: 12/07/1994 21:27:32
> On December 7, you wrote:
> > Is there any interest out there in getting a NetBSD port running on a
> > Convergent Technologies (CTIX) machine?
> > M68000 CPU, ST506 and SCSI (and SMD) drives, multi-port serial cards, and a
> > VME bus.
> > Should be a lot of things we can leverage from various other ports - and
> > seem to be a lot of these lying around, collecting dust for lack of a
> > OS.
There is 030 support in several ports obviously...I don't know how
much VME support is lying around in the various ports.
> Seems to me that if it's a 68000 (not 68020) it would be a bit of a
> problem...but if it's an '020 or better, it's probably just a matter
> of device drivers.
Ehh, the 68020's have no MMU...the 020 Mac II's had an option for
a 68551 (68851?) PMMU. So Unix would require 020+PMMU or >= 030.