Subject: Re: CTIX architecture
To: Dave McGuire <>
From: Mark P. Gooderum <>
List: current-users
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.
Mark Gooderum